Protect satellites from what?
Constantly increasing space traffic, whether human or natural, leads to real concerns about space situational awareness (SSA). The potential for catastrophic collisions from resident space objects (RSOs) is a serious and costly issue for satellite operators and international space agencies.
Canada has always been a pioneer in space and continues to lead in contributions to the operational monitoring of space assets. Multiple challenges in the operational monitoring of space assets, understanding the environment, and encouraging the peaceful use of space are part of our contribution to global security.