Introduction to Space Application

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.


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


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