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New satellite system could make Canadian soldiers safer abroad


New satellite system could make Canadian soldiers safer abroad The Department of National Defence will soon be able to monitor Earth in minute detail, from detecting an improvised explosive device buried in Afghanistan to determining if a ship has illegally entered the Arctic. That's just a sampling of what the government-owned RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellite system can do. The trio of identical satellites was launched in June and will orbit the earth every 96 minutes. The satellites will allow DND to look at almost any part of the earth every 24 hours.   More



(Source: CBC.ca - Sep 2)

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