MDA Adds to Digital Payload Capability With Acquisition of SatixFy Division

Satellite digital payload, chips by SatixFy

MDA is having a moment, a good one, as the company has had to navigate some choppy waters even before the pandemic started. Adding to the moment is the announcement today of the acquisition of the digital payload division of SatixFy Communications Ltd. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent …

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New Space Security Portal Launched

Space Security Portal

Following the release last week of the new Outer Space Security lexicon, and ahead of the upcoming Outer Space Security Conference in a few weeks, the Secure World Foundation and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) have launched a new Space Security Portal (SSP).

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CSA Balloon Base Gets Payload Facility Upgrade

Strato-Science campaign at the Timmins Stratospheric Balloon Base

The Canadian Space Agency’s Stratospheric Balloon Base in Timmins opened a new payload integration facility on Thursday, doubling its capacity and reinforcing its position as a premiere location for stratospheric science.  As detailed in earlier SpaceQ coverage of the CSA’s STRATOS program, the Timmins base is a key international hub for study of the stratosphere. Started ten years ago in conjunction with the Centre National …

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