Mission Control Participates in Live PR Event with Minister Champagne, CSA President Lisa Campbell, and Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques

Posted on May 31, 2021

Last week, Mission Control was thrilled to participate in the live announcement made by Minister Champagne that Canada would be sending a micro-rover to the Moon! The event featured CSA President Lisa Campbell and Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques and included the announcement of demonstration funding under CSA’s Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program. Through this program, Mission Control received a $3.04M award to demonstrate our technologies in Artificial Intelligence, robotics, and cloud-based mission operations software, as part of the Emirates Lunar Mission launching in 2022. Read more about it on our Emirates Lunar Mission page!

In case you missed our participation in last week’s event, here’s a video of our President & CEO Ewan Reid making our exciting announcement and showcasing some of the technologies that we will use in our upcoming lunar demonstration.

Announcement: Mission Control receives $3.04 contribution from Canadian Space Agency to demonstrate technology on the Moon

Posted on May 26, 2021

Mission Control Space Services Inc. (Mission Control) is pleased to announce that it is poised to open an exciting new chapter in Canadian space exploration thanks to a $3.04M contribution from the Canadian Space Agency’s Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program. These funds will enable Mission Control to demonstrate artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics technologies on a new lunar mission, positioning the company as a leader in computer applications for space exploration.

Mission Control will demonstrate a cutting-edge AI-integrated flight computer on the Emirates Lunar Mission (ELM), an international micro-rover mission led by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre in the United Arab Emirates, launched on a SpaceX rocket and delivered to the Moon by ispace of Japan in 2022.

Visit our project page or see our press release for more details.