Tag Archives: RADARSAT Constellation Mission

The RADARSAT Constellation mission is a Canadian government owned Earth Observation system with an initial three satellites whose primary instrument is a Synthetic Aperture Radar. The satellites are used for civil and defence purposes including:

 

– Maritime surveillance (ice, surface wind, oil pollution and ship monitoring);

– Disaster management (mitigation, warning, response and recovery); and

– Ecosystem monitoring (agriculture, wetlands, forestry and coastal change monitoring).

The Evolution of MDA Into Maxar Hits a Market Snag

Maxar Q3 Results 2018

MDA’s plan to reimagine itself as a U.S. based company has hit a big pothole along its path. This is primarily due to the significant downturn in sales of larger satellites, communication satellites destined for geosynchronous orbit (GEO), which is hitting its SSL unit hard.

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