Lending a Helping Hand

Published: Wednesday, 08/01/2007 12:00 am EDT

As NASA prepares to launch the Phoenix Mars Lander, a robotic spacecraft to Mars on Aug. 3, Canadian technology in the form of a laser radar system will be at work helping in mapping and 3-D imaging on the red planet's surface. The system was manufactured by Optech Corp., based in Vaughn, Ont.

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