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SSL’s Richard White: Future Satellite Manufacturing to Become On-Orbit

Richard White

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2018 — Richard White, president of government systems at Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL subsidiary, has said he believes future satellite production and other operations will occur on orbit as associated government projects continue, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27.

“The satellite-manufacturing facility of the future could be located in space,” he told the Washington Post in a report published Dec. 22, which names SSL as a participant in both NASA‘s Restore-L program and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites effort.

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