Maxar silent on WorldView Legion constellation schedule, provides update on EchoStar/Hughes compensation

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Satellite hardware and Earth imaging service provider Maxar Technologies has ceased providing public updates on the launch schedule of its much-delayed WorldView Legion constellation of high-resolution optical satellites as it prepares its acquisition by private-equity investor Advent International Corp.

The transaction, which values Maxar at $6.4 billion, does not hinge on WorldView Legion’s status, despite the fact that the six-satellite constellation is key to the growth of Maxar’s Earth Intelligence division.

The last time Maxar . . .

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