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CanX-7 Aircraft Tracking and Deorbiting Demo Satellite Launched, Contacted, and Healthy
TORONTO – 26 September 2016 – CanX-7, a 3.5kg, 10x10x34cm nanosatellite, was successfully launched on PSLV-C35 from India this morning. The satellite was contacted and found healthy during its first pass over Toronto several hours later.
GHGSat-D (CLAIRE) Bus Commissioning Ahead of Schedule
Only five days after launch, GHGSat-D (also known as “CLAIRE”) is ahead of schedule in relation to on-orbit commissioning of the microsatellite bus.
M3MSat Launched and Successfully Contacted
The Maritime Monitoring and Messaging Microsatellite (M3MSat) developed by COM DEV Ltd. and SFL was successfully launched at 03:56 UTC today on Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C34 from Sriharikota, India.
GHGSat-D (CLAIRE) Launches Successfully and First Contact Indicates Good Health
GHGSat-D (also known as “CLAIRE”) ascended to space last night at 03:56 UTC on board PSLV-C34 along with 19 other satellites (see Figure 1). Separation from its XPOD Duo dispenser occurred in sequence after other satellites, roughly 19 minutes after liftoff as confirmed by on-board telemetry.
Deep Space Industries and SFL selected to provide satellites for HawkEye 360’s Pathfinder mission
Deep Space Industries has partnered with the UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) in Toronto as its platform provider. Together, the team will combine SFL’s capabilities and impressive small satellite success record with Deep Space Industries’ robust design approach and propulsion technologies to develop an advanced, reliable, and innovative satellite system.
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) to Provide LEO Bus to SSL
The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), Canada’s premier microsatellite developer operating from the Microsatellite Science and Technology Center (MSTC) at the University of Toronto, today announced that it has partnered with SSL for a spacecraft to be used by Telesat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators.
NORSAT-1 Launch Postponed Due to Faulty Bracket Provided by Arianespace
The launch of NORSAT-1 from French Guiana has been cancelled by Arianespace in agreement with the Norwegian Space Centre (NSC) and UTIAS/SFL.
BRITE-Constellation Sees Stars in a New Light
Vienna, Austria – The first scientific paper produced using data collected by the nanosatellites forming the BRITE-Constellation (BRIght Target Explorer), to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, is revealing new information about a well-studied star, Alpha Circini.