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Space Flight Laboratory to Build HawkEye 360 Next-Gen Microsatellite Cluster for Commercial Radio Frequency Geolocation
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) has been awarded the prime contract to develop the next generation cluster of formation-flying microsatellites for HawkEye 360 Inc. of Herndon, Va.
Canada Awards Contracts In Support of Arctic Surveillance
The Department of National Defence is investing in defence research and development to produce innovative solutions to surveillance challenges facing the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF), particularly in Canada’s North.
Arianespace to Launch Slovenian NEMO-HD Microsatellite
The Slovenian Center of Excellence for Space Sciences and Technologies (SPACE-SI) chose Arianespace to launch its NEMO-HD microsatellite.
HawkEye 360 Announces Successful Launch of First Three Satellites Built by SFL Under Contract to DSI
HERNDON, Va., December 3, 2018 (Newswire.com) – HawkEye 360 Inc. today announced the successful launch of the company’s Pathfinder mission — its first cluster of three, formation-flying small satellites — aboard Spaceflight’s SSO-A: SmallSat Express rideshare on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The satellites will deliver a unique source of radio frequency (RF) data that HawkEye 360 will use to create first-of-its-kind RF-based analytics.
A New Star in the Sky
The BRITE-Constellation satellites have observed the outburst of a nova in the southern constellation Carina (ship’s keel) with unprecedented time resolution.
GHGSat selects Arianespace to launch GHGSat-C1 on Vega
Arianespace has been selected by GHGSat Inc. to launch the GHGSat-C1 satellite on the Vega launch vehicle as part of the Small Spacecraft Mission Service flight in 2019.
UTIAS-SFL Students Win Significant Awards for their Technical Papers
Graduate students at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) received first and second place awards for technical papers relating to microspace missions developed by SFL
SFL-Led Nanosatellite Team Receives Canadian Alouette Award for Precise Autonomous Formation Flight
Space Flight Laboratory and its sponsors have been honored by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) for the highly successful CanX-4 and CanX-5 nanosatellite precision formation flying mission. CASI presented the mission team with the 2018 Alouette Award for outstanding contribution to advancement in Canadian space technology.