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...Big Performance, Smaller Satellites

IN SPACE

M3MSat

Maritime Monitoring and Messaging Microsatellite, launched June 22, 2016

GHGSat-D (CLAIRE)

GHGSat-D (CLAIRE) monitors green-house gases-- launched June 22, 2016

EV9

exactEarth's Advanced Ship Tracking Satellite at the Equator, launch-
ed Sept. 28, 2015

AISSat-2

The 2nd Norwegian ship tracking satellite launched July 8, 2014

CanX-4 and CanX-5

Canada's formation flying demonstration, launched June 30, 2014

BRITE-Toronto and BRITE-Montreal

Canada's addition to BRITE-Constellation, launched 19 June 2014

BRITE-PL1 "Lem"

Poland’s first satellite, launched November 21, 2013

BRITE-Austria (TUGSAT-1)

Austria’s first satellite launched Feb. 25, 2013

UniBRITE

University of Vienna’s BRITE Satellite Launched February 25, 2013

AISSAT-1

Norway's First Observation Satellite Launched July 12, 2010

CANX-6 / NTS

The Nanosatellite Tracking Ships Launched April 28, 2008

CanX-2

Canada's Smallest Operational Satellite Launched April 28, 2008

MOST Mission

Canada's First Space Telescope
Launched June 30, 2003

UPCOMING MISSIONS

CanX-7

CanX-7 will test a de-orbiting "drag-sail" device for nanosatellites and microsatellites in low Earth orbit.

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NORSAT-1

NORSAT-1 will acquire maritime communica-
tions, measure ambient space plasma char-
acteristics and observe total solar irradiation.

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NORSAT-2

NORSAT-2 will provide advanced ship tracking and VHS data exchange.

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NEMO-HD

NEMO-HD: High definition imaging and video.

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AISSat-3

AISSat-3: Norway's next AIS satellite.

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TECHNOLOGY

Satellite Platforms

A diverse selection of nanosatellite and microsatellite platform specifications.

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Propulsion

Next generation propulsion for small satellites.

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XPOD Separation Systems

Separation systems for nanosatellites.

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Radiation Test Program

Enabling the use of commercial components in space.

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Ground Stations

SFL's Mission Control Center is networked to ground stations around the world.

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LABORATORY

SFL Video

See how our people and state-of-the-art facilities are building next generation space missions.

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Facilities

Microsatellite Science and Technology Centre (MSTC): complete end-to-end mission development capability.

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Low-Cost Launch Service

Arranging responsive launches worldwide.

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Mission Statement

Lowering the entry barrier to space for companies, research institutions and government,

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History and Highlights

Founded in 1998, SFL is Canada’s premier microspace organization.

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