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GSA, NGA Award 11 BPAs for Commercial Earth Observation Data, Tools & Services

Eleven companies have secured blanket purchase agreements from the General Services Administration and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to provide Earth-observation products, data and services to government customers. Both agencies awarded the BPAs under the IT Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle and in support of the Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive GEOINT, …

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SSL to Work on Environmental Defense Fund Smallsat Design Project; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — SSL will design and establish requirements under an Environmental Defense Fund contract for the development of a small satellite that will work to monitor methane emissions from oil and gas plants, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Thursday its SSL business will collaborate …

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Daniel Jablonsky Named Maxar President, CEO; Howell Estes Quoted

Daniel Jablonsky, formerly president of Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary, has been named president and CEO of the parent company. Jablonsky succeeds Howard Lance, who has stepped down from his roles at Maxar, the company said Monday. “Dan’s experience as president of DigitalGlobe, after previously serving as both general counsel …

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Maxar Concludes US Domestication Process

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has completed the procedure of incorporating the space technology services contractor under the laws of the state of Delaware. The company said Tuesday it also transitioned to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles standards and securities filings. All outstanding and issued common shares of the Canadian parent company were exchanged for …

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SSL Lines Up 4 Satellites With [its Next-Generation] Solar Electric Propulsion After 2 Launches in 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2018 — SSL has deployed its solar electric propulsion system this year as part of two communications satellite launches as the company eyes further use of its electric engine technology in future space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) company said Wednesday the SPT-140 propulsion …

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SSL-Built Robotic Arm Supports NASA InSight Mission on Mars; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2018 — SSL continues its support for NASA‘s space exploration efforts with the deployment of a robotic arm to perform operations as part of the space agency’s current InSight mission to study the interior of Mars, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) company said Dec. …

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Howell Estes to Serve as Maxar Board Chairman in January; Howard Lance Quoted

Howell Estes, a board member at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) since October 2017, has been named chairman of the company’s board of directors in a move that will take effect Jan. 1. He will succeed Robert Phillips, who will continue to serve on the board, the company said Thursday. “Howell’s wealth …

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Tim Hascall to Retire as Maxar COO; Jeff Guy, Jeff Robertson to Assume Expanded Roles

Tim Hascall, an executive vice president and chief operations officer at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), will retire from his roles on Dec. 31. Jeff Guy and Jeff Robertson, who are both senior VPs at Maxar, will take on expanded roles to assume Hascall’s current responsibilities, the company said Tuesday. Guy will …

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Maxar Makes Progress in US Domestication Plan With Canadian Court Approval

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has made headway in its U.S. domestication effort after it received approval from the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Canada for certain changes the company made to its arrangement plan. The company said Friday the arrangement plan allows it to directly purchase common shares from shareholders …

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Maxar Shareholders OK US Incorporation; Howard Lance Quoted

Shareholders at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) cleared the company’s plan for U.S. domestication at a special meeting held Friday in Westminster, Colo. The company said Friday holders of approximately 76 percent of outstanding and issued shares in Maxar voted in the meeting with 99.8 percent approving the firm’s U.S. incorporation. …

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