Maxar brings together Earth and space technologies that enable unprecedented capabilities to observe, analyze and monitor, and communicate across our planet and throughout the solar system.

Making history in space

Leading the way for lunar robotics

As part of the Artemis program to send the first woman and the next man to the Moon by 2024 in preparation for a human mission to Mars, NASA has selected Maxar to provide a robotic arm for SAMPLR, which will head to Earth’s moon to acquire samples of lunar regolith. Separately, NASA’s New Frontiers mission will explore Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, using a flying drone with Maxar-built cameras.

Explore Maxar at work in space

Embark on an interactive journey from Earth to the Moon and Mars with Maxar. Explore groundbreaking missions and space technology of the past, present, and future through 3D models, photo galleries, and more.

Maxar and the Moon: From Apollo to Artemis

As we raise a toast to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and the incredible crew who helped put man on the Moon, we also salute the pioneering aerospace engineers and scientists of Maxar’s past who built the infrastructure that made it all possible.

What's in the air we breathe?

Maxar will integrate and fly NASA’s Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument on a 1300-class satellite in geostationary (GEO) orbit. TEMPO will be the first space-based instrument to provide hourly monitoring of major air pollutants during the daytime across the North American continent at high spatial resolution.

SmallSats at Scale

A stacked panel at this year’s Small Satellite Conference discussed the pros, cons, and hopes for the future of smallsat constellations and the artificial intelligence that will help agencies manage them. The biggest concern: cost.

Seven facts about Maxar's Space Infrastructure legacy

Take a look at Maxar’s long and successful history—62 years―of building and integrating innovative spacecraft and space-based technologies, including robotics, to enable global communication, space exploration and on-orbit servicing.

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