Maxar makes strategic investment in RF mapper Aurora Insight, spreads 6 Legion sat launches over 3 SpaceX rockets

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS— Geospatial satellite imagery and analytics provider Maxar Technologies is spreading its six Legion 30-cm-resolution satellites over three SpaceX Falcon 9 launches instead of two, with the first to occur in June or July and the other two to follow in three-month intervals, Maxar Chief Executive Daniel L. Jablonsky said.

Jablonsky said the decision will mitigate launch-related risk and accelerate the ramp to full expected Legion revenue. Four of the six Legions are being placed in polar sun-synchronous orbit, with the other two to . . .

To view the entire article, become a subscriber!

You may also like