GHGSat has successfully passed a key milestone one its way to launching its first satellite. The milestone was passed in early October 2013, on schedule and on budget.
The milestone included both technical and business objectives. The business objective was to confirm the participation of a number customers in verification and validation of the first satellite, with support from regulatory authorities in appropriate jurisdictions. The technical objective was to demonstrate that the preliminary design of the satellite met all mission requirements, with acceptable risk.
The full team was involved in achieving this milestone, including 30 experts from four different organizations as well as external technical reviewers.