Organization: Canadian Space Agency

EMS awarded contract by Canadian Space Agency

Atlanta GA-based EMS Technologies Inc has received a $3.5-million contract with the Canadian Space Agency to conduct a stratospheric wind interferometer project at its space and technology division in Montreal. The contract covers Phase B activities for the stratospheric wind interferometer for transport studies (SWIFT) project to measure wind profiles in the stratosphere and provide…

CSA and TPC funding new multi-purpose satellite

MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA), Richmond BC, is the prime contractor for CASSIOPE, a new $140-million multi-purpose satellite scheduled for launch in 2007. Funding is being provided by the Canadian Space Agency ($63 million) and Technology Partnerships Canada ($77.2 million). CASSIOPE is designed to undertake a variety of missions for research in the areas…

Satellite communications research program launched

Montreal’s NSI Communication Inc is teaming with three Canadian universities and the Communications Research Centre to develop advanced modulation and coding techniques for satellite-based multimedia communications. The project is receiving a $390,000 collaborative research grant from the Space Communications Research program, a joint venture between the Canadian Space Agency and the Canadian Institute of Telecommunications…

CSA and CITR launch research program

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research (CITR) have selected the first projects stemming from a $1.9-million, potentially renewal agreement focused on leading-edge space communications systems and technologies. The CSA will provide the funds over the next five years for research awards and collaborative research initiatives involving industrial partners. The…