CSA contract lets 4pi Labs develop wildfire detection system

File photo: Canadian wildfires image taken by NASA's Aqua satellite on May 30, 2015. Credit: NASA.

A Calgary-based company received a quarter-million dollars from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to test a camera system for detecting wildfires from a suite of orbiting space satellites.

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Is SpaceQ's Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.