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Maxar’s 1300-Class Broadcasting Satellite Built for B-SAT Performing According to Plan After Launch

B-SAT will use the satellite to expand its 4K/8K ultra-high definition direct-to-home video service in Japan Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced that the BSAT-4b satellite, built for Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT), successfully launched today and is performing according to plan. BSAT-4b deployed its solar arrays and began receiving and sending signals following a launch aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from the Arianespace…

Maxar Technologies Announces Exercise of Call Option to Acquire Vricon, Inc.

Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced that it has exercised its call option to take full ownership of 3D data and analytics firm Vricon, Inc., for approximately $140 million, or approximately $115 million net of estimated cash at closing. Maxar intends to fund the transaction using the proceeds from its issuance of $150 million in aggregate principal amount of new senior secured notes. Marketing Technology News: Facebook Selected Rise.ai to Implement…

Maxar Selected to Deliver Change Detection and Land Cover Classification Services to National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Maxar leverages the innovative Janus Geography and GSA Schedule to advance NGA’s core mission Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced that it signed $20 million in contracts with the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to deliver land cover classification and change detection services through a combination of the Janus Geography program and the General Services Administration’s IT Schedule 70. .@Maxar signed $20 million in…