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SSL to Study Possible Satellite Manufacturing in Space; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — SSL will help NASA conduct a feasibility study on the use of space-based commercial habitats to house satellite manufacturing operations in an effort to address challenges in launch schedules and volume, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 30. Parent company Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Aug. 29 SSL will …

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SSL to Produce Antenna Subsystem Prototypes for USAF Tactical Satcom; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 28, 2018 — SSL will build antenna subsystems to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center ensure secured tactical satellite communications under a deal with the Space Enterprise Consortium, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 17. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Aug. 16 its SSL subsidiary will leverage …

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SSL to Build Onboard Computer for NASA ‘Psyche’ Spacecraft; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — SSL will help Zin Technologies build and test a flight system component that NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory designed for the future Psyche mission, which aims to study its namesake metallic asteroid in order to understand the Earth’s formation, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 10. The Maxar Technologies …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz Sees Growth in Smallsat Contracts, Studies Across Defense & Intell Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer for government systems at SSL, has said small satellites will be a key element of defense and intelligence agencies’ strategy in the next few years as they seek to build on the capabilities of …

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Radiant Solutions, Partners Develop Multimodal Biometric Tech; Tony Frazier Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 15, 2018 — Radiant Solutions, a subsidiary of Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), has entered into a partnership with Secure Planet and Rank One Computing to offer a multimodal biometric platform that combines facial, fingerprint and palm print identification, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 1. The joint effort centers on the AFIX …

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General Atomics Picks Industry Partners in Bid for Canada’s RPA Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2018 — General Atomics’ aeronautical systems unit has created an industry team aimed at addressing Canada’s requirements for multimission remotely piloted aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it partnered with CAE, L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) Wescam subsidiary and Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business …

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Radiant Solutions’ SpaceNet Project Team Gets GEOINT Achievement Award; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2018 — A team comprised of Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions business and partners CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA has received an award from the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation for the company’s work in GEOINT, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Radiant said Tuesday the SpaceNet project team secured USGIF’s “Industry Achievement …

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Radiant Solutions to Offer Satellite Imagery Access for NGA-DIUx Challenge; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2018 — Radiant Solutions, a business of Maxar Technologies, will help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental launch the 2018 DIUx xView Detection Challenge by providing access to high-resolution satellite images, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the images are aimed to drive the development of machine …

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SSL Exec Rob Zitz Named to Newly Formed INSA Advisory Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2018 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL business, has secured a seat on the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s newly created panel of private-sector advisers, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. INSA said Tuesday Zitz and the 25 other advisory committee …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent Private Sector Executive Moves in GovCon

Weekly Roundup January 15 – January 19, 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we’re going to take a look at some of the recent executive moves in the GovCon marketplace. In the past few weeks there have been …

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