Maxar selected to support Dynetics in the design and construction of a lunar landing system for NASA

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), a trusted and innovative partner in ground intelligence and space infrastructure, announced today that it has been selected to support Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, in the design and construction of a human landing system for NASA’s Artemis program, which will send the first woman and the next man to the Moon by 2024 and will enable future missions as a crew on Mars.

. @ Maxar will support Dynetics in the design and construction of a human lunar landing system for NASA.

Dynetics’s human landing system will be designed to bring two astronauts from the lunar orbit to the lunar surface and back, including surface habitation for about a week. As a member of the Dynetics team, Maxar will provide a wide range of hardware solutions and services that will enable power, control, communications, robotic manipulation, and thermal optimization for the Human Landing System. Maxar will also provide technical and operational support to missions.

Maxar’s role on Dynetics’s human landing system team broadens the company’s significant contributions to NASA’s Artemis program. Maxar is developing the power and propulsion element for the lunar bridge that will allow a sustainable human presence in deep space in collaboration with international partners. And the company is building a robotic arm called SAMPLR for Masten Space Systems’ XL-1 unmanned lunar lander, which will provide nine technology demonstration experiments at the South Lunar Pole in 2022.

“Maxar is extremely proud to contribute to these essential elements of NASA’s Artemis program,” said Megan Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Space Infrastructure at Maxar. “By partnering with American industry and leveraging innovative and flight-proven commercial technologies, NASA is accelerating this new era of American leadership in space.”

“Dynetics is delighted to lead this team of expert subcontractors who will bring the Americans back to the lunar surface,” said Kim Doering, vice president of space systems at Dynetics. “This team has a proven history of technical excellence, and their contributions will greatly benefit the future of space exploration. “

About Maxar

Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in terrestrial intelligence and space infrastructure. We provide disruptive value to government and business customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; provide global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven defense and business base to deploy solutions and deliver information with unmatched speed, scale and profitability. Maxar’s 4,000 team members at 30 locations worldwide are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world. Maxar is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the name of MAXR. For more information, visit www.maxar.com.

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Investor Relations Contact:
Jason Gursky
Maxar VP Investor Relations
1-303-684-2207
[email protected]

Media contact:
Omar Mahmoud
Maxar Media Relations
1-650-852-5388
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