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Maxar’s RADARSAT-2 Loses Use of its Gyroscope and Loses WorldView-4 Satellite

RADARSAT-2 painting

Canada’s only operational radar satellite, RADARSAT-2, has lost the use of its gyroscope and will now rely on the spacecraft’s three other types of sensors for attitude reference. And in just released news, Maxar announced today that the WorldView-4 satellite control moment gyros have failed and they don’t expect the spacecraft to recover.

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RADARSAT-2 Images Shows Devastating Flooding in Australia

The Canadian Space Agency released one of the images captured by Radarsat-2 which were delivered to the International Charter Space and Major Disasters on behalf of Emergency Management Australia and the State of Queensland, Australia. The featured image shows Australia’s northeastern state of Queensland.

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