MDA to invest in commercial synthetic aperture radar satellite

RADARSAT Constellation Mission (3 satellites). Credit: MDA.

MDA announced today that it will design and build a commercial synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite for its own commercial use, a departure in how it has previously approached satellite development.

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