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2014-08-13 16:20:50

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen lightweight antennas that self-deploy in 200 milliseconds have been delivered to support Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) by Astro Aerospace, a strategic business unit of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=27066. The highly configurable...

2014-08-07 12:33:21

MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Effigis Geo-Solutions Inc., a leader in Earth observation solutions, is proud to announce that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) granted it a half million dollars ($574,875) to set up innovative applications to build on Earth observation data. The contract granted to Effigis primarily concerns the development of methods for using RADARSAT-2 multi-polarization images and the monitoring of natural environments in Canada, based on their...

2014-07-21 16:21:35

PALO ALTO, CA, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to integrate the flight hardware for a new capability designed to carry small science and technology missions to space on its geostationary (GEO) satellite platform. SSL plans to support completing the design and integration of the first Payload Orbital Delivery system (PODs)...

2014-07-08 08:20:56

RICHMOND, BC, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been contracted by the Commonwealth of Australia to continue MDA's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle surveillance service for the Australian Defence Force in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan until the end of 2014. MDA has been supporting the Australian Forces by providing critically important real-time...

Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft
2014-05-28 05:41:22

NASA [ Watch the Video: Expedition 40/41 Mission Overview ] While the orbiting Expedition 40 crew supported botanical research and robotics Tuesday aboard the International Space Station, the three crewmates who will return the station to its full six-person crew on Wednesday are in the final stages of preparations for launch. NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, cosmonaut Maxim Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst are set to launch...

2014-05-15 23:01:40

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2014-04-28 16:22:22

RICHMOND, BC, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has received two contracts from the Canadian Space Agency to define critical technologies and assess potential contributions that Canada could make to future space exploration missions beyond low-Earth orbit. MDA will assess application of Canadian robotic technologies to potential missions such...

2014-04-14 16:21:24

RICHMOND, BC, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a five-year multi-million dollar agreement with PASCO Corporation, a major player in the geospatial information industry. PASCO has been granted exclusive distribution rights, effective May 1, 2014, for RADARSAT-2 products and services to support government and commercial users in Japan...

2014-04-01 20:20:19

RICHMOND, BC, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, reported today that the Company has declared force majeure with respect to the Ground Segment of its communication satellite program in the Ukraine, and this position has been accepted by the customer. MDA and its Ukrainian customer are evaluating several go-forward scenarios with the goal to minimize the impact. The...

2014-03-03 16:21:13

RICHMOND, BC, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has received an order to provide RADARSAT-2 information to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) as part of EMSA's CleanSeaNet program. This order is the first issued under a four-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement MDA has with EMSA. The IDIQ has a ceiling of CA$7.5...


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