Discover how Maxar Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence capabilities help customers unlock new possibilities for a better world.

Evolution of Mapping

Mapping the last mile

Turn-by-turn and step-by-step, your maps matter. Providing GPS systems with accurate mapping data is essential for efficient routing.

Space technology is enabling advancement on Earth in ways we never dreamed

Some of the most important, consequential, and, frankly, coolest new innovations on Earth are being driven by new technology up in space. With breakthroughs that have made satellites both more powerful and cheaper to launch, they are now also powering remarkable advances in cutting-edge technologies here on Earth and out in space.

Mapping and predicting areas of conflict

The conversation about the “border problem” in American society — and particularly in U.S. politics — shows little sign of abating. While migrant apprehensions across the entire border between the United States and Mexico are near a two-decade low, arrests in the Rio Grande Valley sector adjacent to Reynosa, Mexico have spiked since 2013. This Maxar Spotlight features an advanced analytics approach to identifying and mapping regional activities to help shed insight on situations such as this.

Are All Maps Outdated? Why Currency Matters.

The Earth is in a constant state of change; the environment is changing, infrastructure is changing, businesses are changing, patterns of life are changing. With that context, our maps are all outdated, all the time.

Mapping invasive plants for Galapagos restoration

The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), in collaboration with the Galapagos National Park Directorate(GNPD), is mapping the invasive plant species in the humid zone of the Galapagos Islands. The area to map within the National Park is large and often difficult to access and some of these invasive species occur in small patches. Here’s how Maxar’s optical satellite imagery and multispectral bands were used to classify vegetation species.

Diverse applications of satellite imagery for UN Sustainable Development Goals

Everything happens somewhere. Maxar is a proud partner for a diverse number of organizations tackling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. From monitoring environmental change to studying gender mobility, this eBook breaks down the foundational role of satellite imagery and derived data across all seventeen goals.

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