Three New Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Satellites Successfully Tested 

by | May 10, 2022

On May 5, 2022, Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) and GHGSat Inc. announced the successful completion of laboratory testing on the GHGSat-C3, C4 and C5 microsatellites at SFL's facility in Toronto. Canadian-based company GHGSat is expanding its constellation of methane-monitoring satellites expected to launch in spring/summer 2022. 

The three new GHGSat commercial high-resolution satellites will join the company's current constellation already in orbit”GHGSat-D (Claire), GHGSat-C1 (Iris) and GHGSat-C2 (Hugo)”also built by SFL. Each microsatellite includes attitude control technology developed by SFL that enables the low-inertia platforms to point their onboard sensors precisely at emissions sources.


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