MDA Wins Imagery Satellite Contract
[Satellite Today – 5-20-08] MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) has been awarded a multi-million dollar upgrade contract to supply an unnamed customer with additional capabilities for a complete system solution for a high-resolution satellite program, the company announced May 20.
Under this contract, MDA will provide a second ground system to be located in a separate facility to the existing system. The new system will be capable of programming and receiving imagery from the satellite. MDA will also upgrade the existing system to integrate with the new system.
The new system upgrade will be fully operational in 2009, MDA said.