Nova Scotia spaceport on track for first small-scale test launch, says CEO

Steve Matier, CEO of Maritime Launch Services, says work that began last September on an access road to the launch site near Canso, N.S., is nearly complete. Matier delivers remarks in Halifax on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan) Steve Matier, CEO of Maritime Launch Services, says work that began last September on an access road to the launch site near Canso, N.S., is nearly complete. Matier delivers remarks in Halifax on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australia

Authorities in Western Australia on Wednesday recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 1,400-kilometre Outback highway last month in what an official said was like finding the needle in the haystack.

In this photo provided by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, its members search for a radioactive capsule believed to have fallen off a truck being transported on a freight route on the outskirts of Perth, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023.(Department of Fire and Emergency Services via AP)