CSCA Treasurer Chuck Black was interviewed for the May 12th, 2013 Canadian Press article “No Canadian will visit space station after Hadfield before 2016” and the May 13th, 2013 Globe & Mail article “Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield ready for his return to Earth.”
CSCA Director Marc Boucher was quoted in the March 21st, 2013 Global News article “Hadfield’s social media blitz could be space program’s saving grace” and CSCA President Arny Sokoloff was quoted in the March 20th, 2013 iTech Post article “Asteroid Mining: Gold Rush on the Final Frontier.”
The March 11th, 2013 SpaceRef.ca article “Prospecting the Solar System” includes several complete videos covering presentations held during the CSCA National Conference (CSCA 2013) in Toronto on March 7th, 2013. More are available on the SpaceRef Commercial Space Resource Utilization channel on YouTube.
CSCA 2013 was covered in the March 7th, 2013 Toronto Star article “Mining for gold in deep space,” the March 7th, 2013 Globe and Mail article “Tech titans crucial to the next wave of space exploration and the March 8th, 2013 Canadian Press article “Space: the final frontier for extra-terrestrial miners.”
CSCA Treasurer Chuck Black was quoted in the February 1st, 2013 CTV News article “Future of program unclear after Canadian Space Agency boss quits” and the October 31st, 2012 Canadian Business article “Canadian space sector stalls.”
The July 10th, 2012 CSCA bimonthly meeting with Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Head of Policy and Regulatory Affairs Jean-Marc Chouinard was discussed in the July 23rd, 2012 Spaceref.ca article “CSA Seeking Contributions for UN Long-Term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities.” The article includes a podcast of the presentation.
CSCA Treasurer Chuck Black was cited in the May 17th, 2012 Forbes article “From Astronaut-Hero To Space-Trucker: The Human Spin on Space Commercialization“ and the April 9th, 2012 Canadian Press article “Canada’s Federal Budget pinch felt even in outer space.”
CSCA Treasurer Chuck Black was referenced in the February 29th, 2012 Canadian Press article “Canada hosts conference on future of space station” and interviewed by Daniel Proussalidis on SunTV for the January 4th, 2012 segment on Space Trash.
The Canadian Press has reported on the 2011 Futron Space Competitiveness Index, the topic of our September 8th, 2011 CSCA bimonthly meeting, in the September 10th, 2011 article “India Overtakes Canada in Space: Report.”
CSCA Treasurer Chuck Black was cited in the July 21, 2011 Montreal Gazette articles “Refueling our Space Program” and “Down-to-Earth Priorities may scuttle future space plans” plus the July 8th, 2011 Global News article “Securing Canada’s spot in the space race.”
Canadian aerospace and military analyst David Pugliese (who also writes Defence Watch for the Ottawa Citizen) has written an interesting assessment of the official Canadian government space policy in the April 11th, 2011 issue of Space News under the title “Canadian Space Policy Remains Unpublished after Two Years” which includes comments from Canadian Space Agency (CSA) president Steve MacLean, Canadian Space Society president Kevin Shortt, Liberal politician and former CSA president Marc Garneau plus CSCA treasurer Chuck Black.
Here’s a sampling of media coverage from the March 18th, 2011 Canadian Space Commerce Association annual general meeting focused on the “Next Breakthrough Space Technologies for Canada“:
- Canada may fall behind in space business: group, CBC
- News & Notes from the 2011 CSCA Conference, The Commercial Space Blog
- Mini-Satellites paying off for U of T flight lab, The Globe and Mail
- Harper Government and Ottawa Bureaucracy Hamper Commercial Space Industry, SpaceRef Canada