SpaceRef is an international privately owned media company and is comprised of SpaceRef Interactive Inc. based out of Reston, Virginia and SpaceRef Canada Interactive Inc. based out of Toronto, Ontario. We do business as the SpaceRef International Group.
SpaceRef's focus is on the global space systems sector. We cover civil, commercial and military space as well space policy, space technology, astronomy and most other space related topics.
Founded in 1999 we started with a small team of reporters who disseminated the news through our initial three web sites, SpaceRef, NASA Watch and the Astrobiology Web. Over the years we added SpaceRef Canada and SpaceRef Business to our network of sites as well as the magazine Space Quarterly. Currently our audience exceeds 425,000 unique monthly readers.
The SpaceRef founders are Marc Boucher and Keith Cowing who are committed to providing the best possible products for our customers and a great working environment for our employees. Boucher is the Chief Architect (CEO) of the company and manages the day-to-day operations of the business including setting the future direction of the company. Cowing is the Editor-in-Chief and President and helps shape editorial content.
SpaceRef is currently divided into three divisions. They are the SpaceRef Web Division, SpaceRef Press and the SpaceRef Intelligence Unit.
These are the web sites in our network:
SpaceRef Press is the print media division of SpaceRef focusing on publishing magazines, books and timely reports. Established in 2011 the divisions first product is the successful new magazine Space Quarterly.
We launched Space Quarterly on September 1, 2011 with two full colour editions of the magazine, one for the U.S. and international market and the other for the Canadian market. The magazine is available in digital (PDF) and print format.
SpaceRef's Intelligence Unit provides daily reports to select clients for a variety of sectors. If you're interested in SpaceRef's Intelligence products please contact us.