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SFL and NOSA Achieve Laser-Based Sat-to-Ground Communications from a CubeSat

Artist rendering of NorSat-TD microsatellite developed by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL)

Toronto’s Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) and the Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA) say that they have successfully transferred data from a small CubeSat to a ground station using a laser-based optical link. This is a first for Dutch-built laser communications devices, and one of the few times that it’s been done on a small satellite and which posed a challenge with the various payloads.  This page …

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DND’s Gray Jay satellites on track for Q4 2023 launch

Illustration of the DND Gray Jay satellite

If all goes to plan, the Department of National Defence’s (DND) trio of ‘Gray Jay’ microsatellites will be launched into Low Earth orbit in the fourth quarter of 2023. 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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