Image: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA)
Canada’s first military satellite is headed into orbit alongside six other satellites that were all launched aboard a single Indian rocket Monday morning.
The ‘Sapphire’ will increase Canada’s ability to protect its “assets and interests” in space and track man-made objects in orbit to avoid collisions, according to the Department of Defence.
A second Canadian satellite will help scientists keep track of meteors, asteroids and other space debris that could be heading towards earth.
Read the rest of the report at CTV News
Image: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) Canada's first military satellite is headed into orbit…
by Tactical-Life / Feb 25, 2013