March 2020

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

Canadian laser aboard OSIRIS-REx fails – Satellite News Digest

On 11 February 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft safely executed a flyover of the backup sample collection site Osprey as part of the mission’s activities in orbit around asteroid Bennu. The Canadian OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA) did not operate as expected during the 11-hour event and has been declared inoperable.