Earth Observation Canada

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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Thu, 11/04/2013 - 09:17

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Thu, 04/11/2013
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