Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1883

Cartwright Suborbital Flight Range    

Proponent:   Starfire Scientific Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to test a cannon for high altitude suborbital space launches near Cartwright, Labrador. The proposed staging area for the mobile artillery cannon is located approximately 8.5 kilometres south of the community of Cartwright. The downrange safety zone would require a 15 kilometre square area for the firing range to test the launch system. Up to five test series is planned in the summer of 2017 for the gun propulsion launch system.

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