Tag Archives: LIDAR

MDA to provide lunar landing sensors to Intuitive Machines

This illustration shows a concept for a commercial lunar lander from Intuitive Machines of Houston

MDA continues to make inroads in providing technology destined for the Moon, whether in orbit or the surface. This latest contract with Intuitive Machines leverages technology in-part acquired several years with in-house expertise. 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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Canadian LIDAR Technology

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander

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. Canadian firms are world leaders in applying LIDAR (for light detection and ranging) technology in space, including inspecting tiles on the Space …

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