RADARSAT Constellation Mission

Harper Rescues the RADARSAT Constellation Mission?

On the day that Chris Hadfield soared into space for his five month mission to the International Space Station comes this National Post story; “Stephen Harper steps in to save Radarsat upgrade after budget cutbacks threatened satellite program’s future.” I almost chocked on my laughter at such an ironic headline. After all, wasn’t it Harper and the government that almost scrapped the program?

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CSA Solicits Study of Military Automatic Identification System Sensor for the RADARSAT Constellation Mission

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is following up its RADARSAT Next Generation Options Study of last summer with a new feasibility study of a design of an Integrated Automatic Identification System (AIS) Sensor that would eventually be built and placed on the satellites of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM).

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The CSA Issues RADARSAT Next Generation Options Study for the Department of Defence

Today the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) issued through the tender service MERX a request for two separate firms to carry out a study on the RADARSAT Next Generation Options Study. The primary objective of the study work is to perform an in-depth evaluation of the Department of Defence (DND) requirements for surveillance radars and identify implementation options in a system that would enter into operation …

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