Organization: MDA Space Missions

CSA bankrolls $19.5-M Mars mission weather station

The Canadian Space Agency has announced the final $6 million of a $19.5-million investment in the design and construction of a meteorological instrument destined for Mars. MDA Space Missions, Brampton ON, is the prime contractor for the fully integrated weather station, set for launch in 2007 as part of NASA’s Phoenix Lander Mission. Dubbed MET,…