Longueuil, Quebec (CSA PR) — The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has awarded funding worth $700,000 [US$522,368] to a Canadian firm and two universities for projects that will enable Canadian firms to advance key technologies and develop their own potential, while offering training opportunities and hands-on experience for students and young professionals.
These projects will be part of the CSA‘s Lunar Exploration Analogue Deployment (LEAD), which will position Canada for potential future contributions to lunar rover missions.
|University of Western Ontario||London||Ontario||CanLunar – A Canadian Lunar Sample Return Analogue Mission||$135,275|
|University of Winnipeg||Winnipeg||Manitoba||Exploring Geological Variations and ISRU Potential at the Lanzarote Lunar Analogue Site||$162,500|
|University of Western Ontario||London||Ontario||Field Deployment of in situ Learning Algorithms for Classifying Planetary Materials||$153,670|
Contribution awarded under the Space Technology Development Program – LEAD Announcement of Opportunity
|Canadensys Aerospace Corporation||Bolton||Ontario||LEAD Capability Demonstration||$249,963|