Technology

Polar Communications and Weather Satellite Project One Step Closer to Reality

The Canadian government today released a Request for Information (RFI) for the Polar Communications and Weather (PCW) Project signalling that is prepared to move forward with a project seen as crucial in ensuring Canada’s sovereignty over the Canadian arctic and would provide reliable 24/7 tactical narrowband and wideband communication, weather imaging and space weather monitoring.

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Canadian LIDAR Technology

Laser technology has the image of being as futuristic as space travel itself, but lasers are being used for many purposes beyond their science fiction role as a weapon. And Canadian industry is taking a leading role in developing lasers for space applications.

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