Saturday Jul 26
Peter Garland's the talk of the space industry
Peter Garland, director of advanced programs at Canada-based Macdonald, Dettwiler and Associates has been awarded the Aerospace Communications Award for 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics .
The Toronto Star
Canada's space-bound laser has eyes for asteroid
Mike Daly, York University Lassonde School of Engineering professor, says asteroids are remnants of the creation of our planetary neighbourhood, which makes them incredible resources for understanding the solar system.
Canadian Technology Takes Aim at an Asteroid
In partnership with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration , the Canadian Space Agency is advancing Canada's leadership in the niche technologies of Light Detection and Ranging systems through Canada's first international mission to return a sample from an asteroid to Earth.
MDA announces strategic capability acquisition in the United States
This business will significantly strengthen MDA's ability to pursue future surveillance and intelligence programs in the U.S. "One of our long-term strategic objectives is to expand our presence in the U.S. surveillance market, and in particular, to increase our radar information and systems related business, said , MDA's CEO.
MDA to provide operational parcel map solution to the Land Title and Survey Authority of BC
The project also involves consolidating existing surveyed Crown parcel data, and titled land parcel data originally held in over 180 disparate local government datasets, into a single operational database with each parcel connected to the Land Title Register or Crown Land Registry.