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Maxar Technologies, a space and geospatial intelligence-focused company, has agreed to be acquired by Advent International, a global private equity investor. The all-cash transaction worth approximately $6.4 billion is aimed at positioning Maxar to accelerate its investments into satellite technologies and data understanding to better support its customers in both the public and private sectors, the two […] More
Two geostationary satellites that Maxar Technologies built for Intelsat unfolded their solar arrays and started transmitting signals and commissioning activities on orbit following their launch Tuesday aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Arianespace’s launch site in French Guiana. The Galaxy 35 and Galaxy 36 satellites will enable Intelsat to transfer its services as the Federal […] More
The space-focused business of Sierra Nevada Corp. will provide Maxar Technologies with solar power services and production capability to support 16 satellites that are used for the latter’s proliferated low Earth orbit spacecraft platform. Sierra Space said Monday its solar arrays, which are currently in production, will be used to meet the requirements of the […] More
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has expanded the remote sensing license for Maxar Technologies’ satellites to include non-Earth imaging services. The NOAA approval allows Maxar to use NEI to gather and share images of space objects with commercial and government customers, the company said Monday. Maxar’s on-orbit imaging constellation and next-generation WorldView Legion satellites […] More
Since his time as president of Pitney Bowes’ government solutions arm in the 2000s, Jon Love has been deeply involved in capturing technology business in the public sector. Love subsequently built on this experience with positions of increasing responsibility at General Dynamics Information Technology and Microsoft, before joining Maxar Technologies in 2020. Today, as Maxar’s […] More
Jon Love, vice president of strategic growth at Maxar Technologies, said cloud computing has provided the capability to access and process large volumes of satellite imagery amid the explosion of data driven by the proliferation of sensors. When asked how Maxar helps agencies accelerate the decision-making process, he said during a FedScoop panel discussion aired […] More
Maxar Technologies has received a license from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide non-Earth imagery service to monitor the space environment for orbital debris and other satellites and commercially offer that data, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. Dan Jablonsky, president and CEO of Maxar and a 2022 Wash100 awardee, said the company plans to use […] More
Tony Frazier, executive vice president and general manager of public sector Earth intelligence at Maxar Technologies, said acquisition contracts for the private sector have served as a key tool for the U.S. government to help supplement Ukrainian defense capabilities in the wake of Russia’s invasion, Signal Magazine reported Thursday. He and James Doggett, vice president […] More
Jon Love, vice president of strategic growth at Maxar Technologies, has joined other industry leaders in highlighting the growing use of 3D mapping and multi-sensor datasets in defense and intelligence applications, Via Satellite reported Thursday. Speaking at World Satellite Business Week, Love said Maxar observes a demand in 3D mapping technologies from the military to […] More
Christopher Worley, vice president of DoD Earth Intelligence Programs for Maxar, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s recent growth initiatives as well as the critical importance of its culture in such a competitive market that is constantly improving how we think about the greater innovation challenges of today during the latest Executive Spotlight interview. You can read […] More
L3Harris Technologies has selected Maxar Technologies to design and build 14 spacecraft platforms in support of its development of missile warning and tracking satellites for the Space Development Agency. The spacecraft will be part of SDA’s Tranche 1 Tracking Layer constellation of low-Earth satellites meant to enable the Department of Defense to track conventional and […] More
Maxar Technologies has been awarded a Phase A study contract to develop spacecraft concept, mature necessary technologies and other aspects for a three-satellite, next-generation constellation of weather monitoring satellites. The contract was awarded to Maxar by NASA for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geostationary Extended Observations Spacecraft mission. “Maxar is excited to work on designing NOAA’s […] More
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