CSA Awards Lunar Rover Prototype Contracts to MDA, Neptec Design Group

CSA PRESS RELEASE Nov. 25, 2010

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is awarding two contracts valued at $11.5 million each to MDA and Neptec Design Group of Ottawa. Each company will develop two fully functional terrestrial prototypes of a lunar rover that could one day be part of a future space exploration mission. The investment flows from the Government of Canada’s 2009 Economic Action Plan, and aims to accelerate the development of terrestrial prototypes and their associated technologies to prepare Canada to play a credible role in future international exploration opportunities. (…) Read the rest of CSA Awards Lunar Rover Prototype Contracts to MDA, Neptec Design Group (276 words)

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