Canadian Space Agency awards $4.2 million in smartEarth contracts

smartEarth program. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

In response to its smartEarth initiative, the Canadian Space Agency has awarded contributions totalling over $4.2 million to 16 companies in response to its Bridging the Information Gap with Space-Based Analytics request for proposals announced in January of this year.

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