World Space Week Talk – RADARSAT Constellation Mission: Observing Earth from Space

Canadian Space Agency expert Steve iris discusses the RADARSAT Constellation Mission. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is celebrating World Space Week by holding a series of lectures including this one on the RADARSAT Constellation Mission.

In this the first of three short lectures designed to be under 15 minutes, Steve Iris, Senior Programs Officer, talks about the upcoming launch of three satellites that will make up the RADARSAT Constellation Mission and how it will benefit Canada and others by observing the Earth.

The other two lectures are on October 9th and 10th and will be broadcast on Facebook. SpaceQ will post both lectures once they are available.

OSIRIS-REx – Collecting a sample from the surface of asteroid Bennu
Date: October 9, 2018

1:00 p.m. ET – French
Lecture by Daniel Gaudreau, Senior Systems Engineer, CSA

2:00 p.m. ET – English
Lecture by Tim Haltigin, Planetary Senior Mission Scientist, CSA

STRATOS – Using stratospheric balloons to test technologies
Date: October 10, 2018

1:00 p.m. ET – French
2:00 p.m. ET – English

Lecture by Steeve Montminy, Manager, Projects/Programs Portfolio, CSA

Also, this past Thursday astronaut David Saint-Jacques also participated in World Space Week by doing a virtual Q&A with thousands of students across Canada.

About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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