Vladimir Putin

Trump, Christopher

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The Space Age as the new benchmark for measuring nations' abilities in a way that is uniquely human. Also the age of exploration and conquest of the unknown; but no expansion of empire. Space as a highly visible arena where nations could demonstrate both leadership and dominance. A brief review of the history of space exploration. Benefits of space exploration for individual countries involved. A more specific review of Canada's history in space. Some profitable spinoffs: space communication. Space as a place for business. Canada's role and activity in space. Space as a place and as a mission. Examples of countries taking advantage of the interest in space. The International Space University; a symbol of the best that the Space Age has to offer. In conclusion, three ways to illustrate the case for space.