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Canada's Radarsat-1: Towards retirement after 28 successful years

Radarsat-1 during testing in Ottawa, Canada

Having surpassed its expected lifespan by 12 years, on March 29, 2013, Canada's first Earth Observation satellite, RADARSAT-1, moved towards retirement due to a technical malfunction.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 11/04/2013 - 09:17
latitude: 
45.5221
longitude: 
-73.3951