David Florida

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Dr. C. David Florida was a Canadian pioneer in space research. He was director of the Canadian National Space Telecommunications Laboratory and manager of the International Satellites for Ionospheric Studies (ISIS) programme. He was the first manager of the Hermes Communications Technology Satellite (CTS) programme just prior to his death in 1971.

The Satellite Assembly and Test Facility was renamed the David Florida Laboratory in his honor.[1]


  1. ^ Godefroy, Andrew B. (2017-06-24). The Canadian Space Program: From Black Brant to the International Space Station. Springer. ISBN 9783319401058.

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