December 2020

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

MDA announces contract for Canadarm3 on NASA-led Gateway – Satellite News Digest

MDA announced that it has been awarded a contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop Canadarm3, the third generation Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based robotic system destined for "Gateway," a lunar-orbiting international space station. The contract involves the award of Phase A of the Canadarm3 programme, with options for the follow-on phases.

Dragon supply vessel launched to ISS – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Dragon; Date: 6 December 2020, 0617 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, Florida/USA. The Dragon resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 2,880 kg of science investigations, a new airlock, and other cargo.