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Maxar Backs Workforce Diversity Commitment With Expanded Partnership With Harris-Stowe State University

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Maxar Technologies has expanded its partnership with Harris-Stowe State University, a historically black college and university in St. Louis, Missouri, as part of the company's continued commitment to the area, where the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is constructing its $1.7 billion modern campus. The company said Wednesday it focuses on building a diverse workforce in St. Louis.

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Maxar Ships ‘Psyche’ Spacecraft Tech to NASA Facility; Robert Curbeam Quoted

Robert Curbeam SVP Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies has delivered hardware to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California that will serve as a main component of the Psyche asteroid exploration spacecraft, which the agency expects to launch in August next year. JPL received the Maxar-built solar electric propulsion chassis for the agency's mission to study the metallic asteroid that can be found in a region between Mars and Jupiter, the company said Monday.

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Maxar, Busek Complete Solar Propulsion Fire Tests for Lunar Gateway; Robert Curbeam Quoted

Robert Curbeam Space Capture SVP Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies and Natick, Massachusetts-based space propulsion technology maker Busek have concluded hot fire tests for a solar electric propulsion component for NASA's planned lunar Gateway. Busek said Wednesday the fire test validates all parts of the Power and Propulsion Element's SEP subsystem that will help handle the Gateway's maneuvering, communications and attitude control functions in lunar orbit to support missions like the Artemis program.

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Maxar EVP of Global Field Operations Tony Frazier Receives Fifth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Tony Frazier Maxar Technologies

Tony Frazier, executive vice president of Global Field Operations at Maxar Technologies, was announced as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, the most coveted honor in all of government contracting (GovCon), Executive Mosaic announced on Wednesday. This marks the fifth-time that Frazier has received a Wash100 Award in the eight year history of the award. 

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Maxar’s Jim McClelland: Tech Advances Fuel Smallsat Industry's Transformation

Jim McClelland VP Maxar Technologies

Jim McClelland, vice president of mission architecture at Maxar Technologies, said the small satellite industry is now more willing to take some risks, launch and learn from those launches driven by technological advances in smallsats, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. “It's been a very exciting transformation of the industry,“ he said. “I have to actually, oddly enough, give a lot of credit to the cubesat guys."

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Tony Frazier on Maxar’s Use of Commercial Tech to Support National Security Missions

Tony Frazier EVP Maxar Technologies

Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar Technologies and a four-time Wash100 awardee, said the company uses commercial technology advancements to help the U.S. government manage national security operations and address various threats from near peer competitors, the ongoing global health crisis and extreme weather events.

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Maxar Secures Army Imagery Ground Tech Delivery Contract; Tony Frazier Quoted

Tony Frazier EVP Maxar

Maxar Technologies has been awarded a potential eight-year, $49 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Geospatial Center to deliver portable, direct-downlink tactical ground systems that will provide critical geospatial intelligence to users in remote locations. The contract includes two initial task orders worth a combined $8 million.

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