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GHGSat’s Hugo satellite delivers first results

Pulse global methane emissions map

GHGSat's Hugo satellite which was launched a week ago has delivered its "first light" data with encouraging results. 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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Record 9 Canadian satellites launched on SpaceX Transporter-1 Mission

Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission and includes Canadian satellites from GHGSat and Kepler Communications

For Canadian commercial space companies GHGSat and Kepler Communications, 2021 is off to a good start with nine satellites launched between them which equals the combined total of Canadian satellites launched in the past two years. 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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NorthStar to launch first of its kind satellite constellation for space situational awareness

Artis illustration of NorthStar Space Situational Awareness satellites monitoring space

NorthStar Earth and Space has been quiet for some time and now we know why. The Montreal based company which has so far raised $86 million, announced today it had contracted Thales Alenia Space to build the first three satellites that will make up an initial constellation of 12 satellites dedicated to space situational awareness (SSA). The commercial constellation will be the first of its …

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Initial data from GHGSat-C1 satellite positive

First results from GHGSat-C1 satellite indicates performance 5 times better than its predecessor

As GHGSat commissions it's recently launched satellite GHGSat-C1 (Iris), early results from a controlled release of a site in Alberta "indicates performance 5 times better than its predecessor" according to the company. 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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GHGSat selects ABB to build satellite sensor payloads

GHGSat satellites

Just weeks after announcing their US$30 million Series B funding, GHGSat is moving quickly to get its next greenhouse gas emission detection satellites built. Today the company announced it had selected ABB as a supplier. 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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First satellites of Kepler’s constellation launched

Soyuz launch of the three Gonets M satellites, Kepler Communications Kepler-4 and Kepler-5 satellites and 17 other small satellites.

This morning at 7:20 am EDT, a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northeastern Russia. On-board were three Russian Gonets M telecommunication satellites as the primary payload, along with 19 small satellites as the secondary payload, including the first two Generation One (Gen1) satellites for Kepler Communications Low Earth Orbit Internet of Things (IoT) constellation. This page is for subscribers only. Already …

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GHGSat releases Iris first light image

GHGSat-C1 Iris satellite built by the Space Flight Lab

Just a couple weeks after the launch of their latest greenhouse gas emissions detection satellite, GHGSat has released the Iris "first light" data showing a large plume in Turkmenistan. Also this past week, the company was named the Company of the Year by the Alberta based industry group TECTERRA. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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