Introduction to Space Application

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Great course for those new to the space field ... I will definitely recommend to those I think would benefit from this type of intro to space course! S.K. Environment Canada.

The course was an excellent overview of space activities from multiple points of view. It complement my existing knowledge well. C.E. NRC

The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the uses of space for commercial, civil and national security applications.  The focus is on ensuring attendees gain an appreciation for the legislative, regulatory and operational aspects of the Canadian space programme.

The target audience for this course is public servant (primarily middle managers) and the general public whose duties require an understanding of the complexities of the space environment, mission design and applications.  Following completion of the course, the attendees will have the knowledge and understanding to more effectively execute their duties and responsibilities.

A special one day course has been developed to focus on the basics of the space environment.  This course is restricted to Government of Canada of Canada employees.

Next Course: Mid-May 2017

Cost: $1200 plus HST.  

A multi-registration discount is available, please contact our Training Coordinator Anne-Marie at for more details.  

If your Company or Departmental firewall does not allow you to register on-line, please register via e-mail to Please provide your Name, Company/Department, mailing address and daytime phone number. 

Day 1

Course Intro

Exploiting Space

The Space Environment

The Space Policy Environment

Space Mission Design

Space Sciences and Exploration

Satellite Communications

Surveillance of Space

Earth Observation

Day 2

Satellite-Based Navigation

Space Economy

Civil Space - Canadian Space Agency

National Security Space - DND

CapStone Discussion

Tour TBD