Earth Observation

Canadian Instrument Set to Launch on Important Earth Observation Satellite SWOT

Artist illustration of Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) spacecraft.

A Canadian division of a U.S. company is playing a keystone role in a NASA-French led satellite mission. California-based Communications & Power Industries Inc. (CPI), which has an office in Georgetown, Ont., supplied a crucial part of the wide-swath radar instrument that will fly aboard the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite slated for launch early on Friday (Dec. 16). This page is for …

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Earth Observation Satellite Market About to Boom

Space-based Earth Observation

OTTAWA - The Earth observation satellite services market is about to boom, but more needs to be done to help Canadian companies get a share of this prosperity. That was the takeaway from the Space Bound 2022 conference session, “Industry Perspectives On The Critical Role And Growing Market For Earth Observation.” The conference was hosted by Space Canada October17-19, 2022 at Ottawa’s Bayview Yards. This …

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Skywatch Introduces New EarthCache-X Featuring SAR, Hyperspectral, and Aerial Imagery

File photo: Skywatch Introduces New EarthCache-X

Waterloo-based Skywatch is aiming to be a one-stop shop for Earth observation data. On a path in trying to achieve that goal, they’ve announced a new product, EarthCache-X. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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