Space Industry and Business News  





.
TECH SPACE
Canadian PM Announces Support For Next Gen Of Satellites

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
by Staff Writers
Ottawa, Canada (SPX) Aug 27, 2010
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced support for the next phase of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM), a system of three advanced remote sensing satellites.

"By supporting the world-class RADARSAT Constellation Mission, our Government will ensure Canada maintains its role as a world leader in aerospace technology," Prime Minister Harper said.

"This cutting-edge project will create highly-skilled jobs, and attract the world's best scientists, technicians and engineers to Canada's world-renowned space industry."

The RADARSAT Constellation marks the next phase of Canada's efforts to use space to our advantage.

From the unique vantage point of space, the RADARSAT Constellation will provide National Defence with daily coverage of Canada's land mass and ocean approaches from coast-to-coast-to-coast, especially in the Arctic, and support our troops deployed on active service in Canada and abroad.

"The RADARSAT project has consistently allowed us to defend our Arctic sovereignty, protect the Arctic ecosystem, and develop our resources," said Prime Minister Harper.

"This new phase of RADARSAT will ensure we stay at the forefront of these priorities."

Through Budget 2010, the Harper Government announced additional support for the Canadian Space Agency to develop the RADARSAT Constellation Mission. Government support for the RCM will advance the Government's priority to position Canada as a key player in advanced research and space technology development.




Share This Article With Planet Earth
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit
YahooMyWebYahooMyWeb GoogleGoogle FacebookFacebook



Related Links
- Space Technology News - Applications and Research



Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison

Newsletters :: SpaceDaily Express :: SpaceWar Express :: TerraDaily Express :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News
TECH SPACE
Power Problem With Insat-4B
Bangalore, India (PTI) Aug 16, 2010
The Insat-4B communication satellite is facing a power supply problem leading to 50 percent of its transponders being switched off, parliament was informed Thursday. Replying to question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan said that on July 7, the satellite suffered an anomaly in its power supply from one of the two solar arrays. 'An interim measu ... read more

.
Get Our Free Newsletters Via Email
  


TECH SPACE
Canadian PM Announces Support For Next Gen Of Satellites

First Successful Corona Remote Sensing Satellite Marks 50 Year Anniversary

Student Competition 'In The Can'

Japan develops 'touchable' 3D TV technology

TECH SPACE
First Battery Engagement Operations Center For Integrated Air And Missile Defense Battle Command System

Boeing to build Air Force satellite

USAF Launches First AEHF Satellite

Persistent Wireless Broadband Communications Network For The Battlefield

TECH SPACE
Arianespace Announces Launch Contracts For Intelsat-20 And GSAT 10 Satellites

Arianespace Launches Two Satellites

New Rocket Launch Period In And Around Tanegashima

Kourou Spaceport Welcomes New Liquid Oxygen And Liquid Nitrogen Production Facility

TECH SPACE
China Launches New Mapping Satellite

Venture Capital Fund Backs Business Opportunities From Space

Life360 Launches Real-Time Family Tracking App For iPhone

Real-Time Polar Bear News Featured On New Churchill Polar Bears Website

TECH SPACE
China steps up air safety checks after crash

Safety questions raised after China plane crash

42 dead in China plane crash

Lightning bolts a risk for modern jets

TECH SPACE
Computer data stored with 'spintronics'

Protein From Poplar Trees Can Be Used To Greatly Increase Computer Capacity

Polymer Synthesis Could Aid Future Electronics

Acer, Asus and Lenovo lead pack as PC sales surge

TECH SPACE
NASA/NOAA Study Finds El Ninos Are Growing Stronger

Katrina Retrospective: 5 Years After The Storm

Processing Of First TanDEM-X Data Received At Inuvik

Activity At Sakurajima Volcano Intensifies

TECH SPACE
China 'e-waste' recycling said hazardous

Nine toxic chemicals join banned 'dirty dozen': UN agency

Deep Plumes Of Oil Could Cause Dead Zones In The Gulf

Bangladesh top court bans 'toxic' ships


The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2010 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement