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NorSat-3 Ordered by Norwegian Space Centre, Satellite Under Construction at SFL
The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) announced today that NorSat-3, a 15-kilogram microsatellite, has been ordered by the Norwegian Space Centre, and that construction is well underway. NorSat-3 follows from the highly successful NorSat-1 and NorSat-2 satellites also built by SFL.
Norwegian AIS Satellites See Far More Ships
The improved AIS-receiver on the Norwegian satellites launched this summer detects 60 % more ships than their precursors. The satellites NorSat-1 and NorSat-2 were successfully launched from Kazakhstan on July 14th 2017.
BRITE Reveals Spots on Supergiant Star Drive Spirals in Stellar Wind
A Canadian-led international team of astronomers recently discovered that spots on the surface of a supergiant star are driving huge spiral structures in its stellar wind.
CLARA on NorSat-1 Successfully Switched on for the First Time
The CLARA commissioning team, consisting of an engineer and a scientist from PMOD/WRC and an engineer from UITAS/SFL, successfully performed commissioning measurements from 21 – 24 August
2017 with the CLARA radiometer from the ground control center in Oslo, Norway. All planned measurements were successfully conducted, and one of CLARA’s three channels was fully
Norwegian Satellites Launched Successfully and Healthy
The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) announced today the successful launch of two Norwegian microsatellites developed and built by SFL for the Norwegian Space Centre with support from the Norwegian Coastal Authority, Space Norway, and the European Space Agency.
GHGSat Unveils Satellite Imagery
Today, GHGSat unveiled sample imagery from its demonstration satellite, Claire. GHGSat has detected emissions of methane, an important greenhouse gas, from a hydroelectric facility under construction in Africa.
Dubai Space Centre Orders Environmental Monitoring Satellite from SFL
The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) announced today the signing of a new contract to provide Dubai-based Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) with a small microsatellite for aerosol and greenhouse gas monitoring.
After Only One Week, CanX-7 Shows Drag Sails are Effective at Deorbiting Satellite
After deploying its drag sails only a week ago, early results from CanX-7 indicate that the sails are having a noticeable effect.