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).

CSA Plans for Post Radarsat Constellation as Earth Observation Panellists Speak of Data Challenges

RADARSAT Constellation Mission artist rendering

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is already thinking about what's next after its RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) launches in February 2019. 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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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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MDA Makes a Forceful Point at Pre-Budget 2019 Finance Committee Meeting

Deep space gateway in Cislunar space

Mike Greenley and the new MDA are no longer content to quietly roam the halls of power in Ottawa to make their point. This new MDA is in your face, public, and fighting for its business and for a supply chain of smaller companies. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support …

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