Maxar Technologies holds a unique position in the market driven by our purpose: Building a Better World. The new space economy is evolving, here we will share stories of that evolution, of industry leadership and innovation.
Innovation for Government
A new space renaissance is upon us—an era of opportunities for innovation and disruptive technologies that push the limits of what we can do on Earth and in space. Governments around the world are looking to the future, and embarking on missions to solve problems, explore space and better understand our planet. As a leader in the New Space Economy, Maxar Technologies partners with our customers in government to develop technologies that address their most complex mission-critical needs, accelerate innovation and yield actionable insights.
Partnering with Government to Bring Innovation to Space
A round-up of Maxar's favorite quotes about commercial and government entities joining forces to drive innovation in the New Space Economy.
Developing Machine Learning Algorithms to Extract Information from Imagery at Scale
Radiant Solutions is providing more than 1 million labeled objects within hi-res satellite imagery for the NGA and DIUx xView Detection Challenge.
Exploring Commercial Satellite Assembly and Manufacturing in Space
NASA selects SSL to perform a study exploring the use of commercial habitats in space as satellite manufacturing facilities.
How Satellites Help you Stay Healthy
RADARSAT-2 is providing information on environmentally-linked infections diseases such as Lyme disease and West Nile Virus.
Monitoring Green Space in Madrid
DigitalGlobe satellite imagery is central to Madrid’s green space planning.
NASA JPL InSight Lander Expected to Reach Mars in November
The InSight Lander is equipped with a state-of-the-art robotic arm built by SSL Robotics, the fifth robotic arm built for Mars landers and rovers.
The change agents bringing tradition-bound NASA into the future
An ongoing cultural shift is taking place at NASA as the agency partners with a growing commercial space industry that thrives on pushing boundaries.
Canada's role in the OSIRIS-REx Mission
The Canadian Space Agency has contributed the MDA-built OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA), a laser system able to scan the asteroid Bennu from up to 7 kilometers away.
Studying Next-Gen Space Architectures for the U.S. Air Force Space Enterprise Vision
SSL is assisting the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (USAF) with exploring new enterprise-level solutions to enable resilient space defense capabilities.
Opportunity to Bring Commercial Innovation to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) Foundation GEOINT Mission
Radiant Solutions was selected by the NGA to be a prime contractor for the Janus Geography program, an initiative to provide near real-time access to commercially created geospatial data and content.
What is the RADARSAT Constellation Mission?
The newest generation of the successful RADARSAT program built by MDA will see three small satellites orbit Earth in tandem to provide detailed environmental data to Canadian researchers and government departments.
Investigating Metal Asteroid that May Offer Insight into How Earth Formed
SSL was selected to provide a critical flight system component for the NASA Psyche Mission, which will reveal the mysteries of the only all-metal body known in our solar system.
SSL 1 of 6 U.S. Industry Partners to Develop Tipping Point Technologies for NASA
NASA has contracted SSL to perform a study exploring how commercial habitats in space, like the International Space Station (ISS), could be used to build satellites and “unlock new capabilities and business paradigms” to support a growing U.S. space economy.