Canada’s first earth observation radar satellite, Radarsat-1, went into safe mode more than a week ago and is not expected to recover.


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Canada’s first earth observation radar satellite, Radarsat-1, went into safe mode more than a week ago and is not expected to recover.

Radarsat-1 was launched in 1995. Radarsat-2 was launched in 2007, so the older satellite was essentially a back-up anyway.

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