Published Articles


Below are some articles on the Cospas-Sarsat Programme or System published in different magazines, newspapers and other media.

Abandon Ship!
in Readers' Digest Canada
by Camilla Cornell
January 2011

Cospas-Sarsat: a quiet success story 
in Space Policy
by Richard J H Barnes and Jennifer Clapp"
November 1995

The Distress Alerting Satellite System - Taking the Search out of Search and Rescue 
in GPS World
by David W. Affens, Roy Dreibelbis, James E. Mentall, and George Theodorakos
January 2011

Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) Performance in Canada from 2003 to 2008: Statistics and Human Factor Issues
by Defence R&D Canada
September 2009

Overview of the Cospas-Sarsat Satellite System for Search and Rescue 
in The Radio Club of America Inc. periodical
by James V. King, M.Eng., P.Eng.
Spring 2013

Soviet Satellites is First of Eye-in-Sky Lifesavers
by Bill Gruber
November 1982