Organization: Space Technology Development Program

CSA provides $8 million for 26 R&D contracts

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has announced 26 R&D contracts worth more than $8 million as part of its Space Technology Development Program. The projects involve 13 companies, a research institute (National Optics Institute) and Laval Univ. The firms are exploring technology niches in the areas of telecommunications, spacecraft design, laser sensors and others. MPB…

CSA awards $10.3 million for space technologies

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has awarded $10.3 million for 36 R&D contracts through its Space Technology Development Program. The contracts include guidance, navigation and control software for the autonomy, safety and reliability of space systems, refinements of a new satellite concept for sensing land surface types, fast distress alerts to reduce search and rescue…