Satellite will be used for range of services in Latin America, including broadband, television service
The 1,350-kilogram orbiter is expected to reach its designated orbit Sept. 24, 2014, and will be joined above Mars by a U.S. satellite
The contract is expected to extend over a period of seven years and brings MDA’s current backlog to approximately $2.9 billion.
Work will be carried out at facilities in Cambridge, Ont. and El Segundo, Calif. over the next 18 months.
Washing machine-sized robot will refuel satellites robotically while in orbit
Norsat to provide communication solutions for remote First Nations regions