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MDA presents details on CHORUS constellation capabilities

MDA's new Chorus constellation logo.

MDA’s Wayne Hoyle, Senior Director of Business Development, gave a detailed presentation at the GeoIgnite conference about the capabilities of their new CHORUS Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite constellation. 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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MDA selects ICEYE for CHORUS X-band satellite

An artist's depiction of an ICEYE SAR microsatellite

MDA announced today that ICEYE would be providing the first X-band satellite for the company's synthetic aperture radar (SAR) CHORUS constellation announced yesterday. 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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DRDC issues RFI for a Next-Generation Digital High-Resolution Space-Based Radar demonstrator

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image of Victoria, Canada

Needing to add more Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capability beyond the data the Department of National Defence (DND) gets from the RADARSAT Constellation Mission and RADARSAT-2, and as a precursor to adding new SAR capability, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is planning to develop a prototype demonstrator satellite. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Planet addresses global warming through SAR capabilities and new constellation

Graphic rendering of Pelican satellite SAR

Climate change products will get more high definition for customers of Planet, as the Earth observation company plans new satellites, more frequent revisit times and synthetic aperture radar (SAR). 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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MDA releases new details of SARnext

MDA's next-generation synthetic aperture radar satellite SARnext will build on decades of heritage

The last we heard publicly from MDA on its next-generation Earth observation mission dubbed SARnext which is based on its decades heritage of Synthetic Aperture Radar technology, was in April at the GeoIgnite conference. 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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Space Alpha Insights awarded $2 million for SAR satellite on-board processing technology (Corrected)

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image of Victoria, Canada

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded Space Alpha Insights Corp. a $2 million Space Technology Development Program contract to develop Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite on-board processing technology. In an earlier version of this story SpaceQ said that EarthDaily Analytics was awarded this contract. While technically true from the Canadian government perspective, the actual contract will eventually be awarded to SpaceAlpha Insights Corp. This is the …

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Can MDA maintain its commercial SAR lead?

The RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites were recently installed on their dispenser and inserted into the rocket fairing at SpaceX facilities in Vandenberg Air Force Base

MDA is a leader in the development of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and the commercialization of the resulting data, but as one competitor put it in the fall of 2020, "the commercial SAR floodgates are only just now, this year, slamming open." Can MDA maintain its lead? This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology …

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