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  • C-Core Partners with Airbus to Build Satellite Technology for Biomass Mission

    St. John’s-based C-Core, a research-based technology company, has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space to design and build satellite technology for the European Space Agency’s Biomass Mission.

    ESA has contracted Airbus Defence and Space to lead the satellite development, while C-Core has been subcontracted by Airbus to design, develop, build and install the Biomass transponder.

    The total value of the contract is $9.6-million Canadian.

    The transponder, measuring over eight meters in diameter, will receive signals from the satellite and transmit a reference signal to ensure accurate calibration of onboard sensors.

    President and CEO of C-Core, Paul Griffin calls the contract “exciting news.”

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