Twenty-five engineers and scientists who contributed to the launch of the first Canadian satellite Alouette 1 were honoured at a special Gala Dinner in Ottawa on September 29 on the 50th anniversary of the satellite's launch.

The Canada On Orbit Gala / Gala Canadien à propos de l'orbite was organized by the Canadian Space Society with sponsorship support from the Boeing Company, Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates and Telesat.  Read more at SpaceRef Canada.

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