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An Overview of Canadian Military Space in 2014 – Part 1

Arguably 2014 was a watershed year in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) military space program. Up until this year the military space program was focused on delivering capability that could be used by the Navy, Army and Air Force as joint force enablers but rarely were those capabilities tightly integrated into operations, nor were they exploited to their maximum advantage. To do so requires a cadre of highly specialized space professionals. 2014 was the year that the CAF Space Cadre began providing 24/7 support to the Commander of Joint Operations Command.

NASA Purchases More Soyuz Seats From Russians as Commercial Crew Hedge

NASA has announced its intention to purchase six additional seats aboard Russian Soyuz crew transports to maintain America’s presence aboard the International Space Station through 2018.

SpaceX Rocket Launch Suspended After Radar Tracker Fails

The planned launch of an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket from Elon Musk’s SpaceX was scrubbed just minutes before its planned liftoff, after issues developed with radar systems designed to track the rocket’s flight.

DARPA: Cyberattacks against US military ‘dramatically increasing’

The head of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s software innovation division said in an interview broadcast Sunday night that cyberattacks against the U.S. military are increasing in frequency and sophistication.

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