Commercial Space

Canadian Company Creates SmallSat to Fight Climate Change

With climate change being a focus of the new Liberal government the timing of a new player in the Earth Observation, climate change space couldn’t be better. GHGSat, a new company based out of Montreal announced yesterday that it’s small demonstration satellite has completed testing and is being prepared for launch in April on an Indian rocket.

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Canadian University Demonstrates NanoSat Formation Flying First

The precise movements of a satellite in orbit is an orchestration of many variables, from gravity to positioning for solar power, communications and other factors. The precise movement of two satellites flying in formation in close proximity is another level of difficulty. It is a capability that the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) recently demonstrated and which at …

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