The Canadian Space Agency faces a 14% budget cut. However, it is an awaited readjustment after a short term funding spike in response to the final crisis, rather than catastrophe.
Also in Canada, the government stands accused of muzzling scientists (taking a leaf out of George W.’s book). Spot the craven attempt at justification. Great article from the BBC outlines some really underhand behavior by the Canadian government.
Wired Science hails 10 years of Envisat data. Congratulations ESA!
Sorry for the silence: teaching interfered with normal service.