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Maxar Secures WorldView Legion Commitment Under Expanded Agreement with International Defense and Intelligence Customer

July 7, 2021 GMT

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 7, 2021--

Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced a contract for WorldView Legion satellite constellation capacity through an expanded agreement with a key international defense and intelligence customer.

The multi-year, $35 million contract extends the customer’s ability to directly task and download 30 cm-class satellite imagery to its ground station from Maxar’s current constellation under the Direct Access Program. This program access enables defense, intelligence and commercial customers to access the world’s most advanced Earth imaging satellites, with encrypted downlinks, committed availability and data distribution rights that fit mission needs. The contract will also provide direct access to Maxar’s next-generation WorldView Legion satellites once they enter operations, and it includes to Maxar’s 3D data suite, created from the company’s industry-leading, highly accurate satellite imagery.

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“Maxar is proud to continue our two-decade partnership with this important U.S. ally,” said Tony Frazier, Maxar Executive Vice President of Global Field Operations. “Maxar’s commercial satellite imagery and 3D data suite will enhance situational awareness and decision-making for the customer’s critical government missions.”

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Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. Maxar’s 4,400 team members in over 20 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world. Maxar trades on the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information, visit www.maxar.com.

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CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact:

Jason Gursky

Maxar VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Treasurer

1-303-684-2207

jason.gursky@maxar.comMedia Contact:

Turner Brinton

Director of Public Relations

1-303-684-4545

turner.brinton@maxar.com

KEYWORD: COLORADO UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY CONTRACTS SATELLITE OTHER TECHNOLOGY OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY OTHER SCIENCE SCIENCE DEFENSE

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