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  • November 17, 2020

    MDA Receives Commercial Contracts for On-orbit Servicing Technologies

    Will build suite of advanced robot control software and interfaces, cameras, and control electronics for SPIDER robotic arm on NASA demonstration mission BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - MDA...

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  • November 10, 2020

    MDA Appoints Geointelligence Business Leader

    MDA is pleased to welcome Dr. Minda Suchan to the leadership team as Vice President, Geointelligence, effective immediately. As the leader for this business area, Dr. Suchan will be responsible...

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  • October 08, 2020

    A new day at MDA. A new brand. A bold outlook.

    MDA, Canada’s leading space technology company, today launched a new corporate identity – consisting of a new website, branding and a redesigned logo – that showcases a collaborative,...

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  • July 14, 2020

    MDA Appoints Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel

    Brampton, Ontario - MDA announced today the appointment of Maria Perrella as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Martin J. Herman as General Counsel & Vice President, Legal, both of whom will join...

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  • June 25, 2020

    Burloak Technologies and MDA Partner for Additive Manufacturing for Satellite Applications

    Oakville, Ontario - Burloak Technologies, a division of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, and MDA today announced a five-year agreement to partner for additively manufactured parts and components for...

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  • June 02, 2020

    MDA appoints astronaut Tim Kopra to serve as Vice President, Robotics and Space Operations

    Brampton, ON - MDA is pleased to announce that retired astronaut Tim Kopra will join its leadership team as Vice President of Robotics and Space Operations, effective immediately. As the leader...

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  • May 04, 2020

    MDA Receives Contract to Support Robotic Operations on the International Space Station

    Brampton, ON - MDA today announced that it has received a contract worth CAD $190 million to support robotic operations on the International Space Station (ISS) from 2020 to 2024. MDA has provided...

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  • April 08, 2020

    Iconic Space Technology Firm Returns to Canadian Control

    BRAMPTON - Effective today, April 8th, the sale transaction of MDA by Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR)(TSX:MAXR) to a consortium led by Toronto-based investment firm Northern Private Capital (NPC)...

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  • February 18, 2020

    MDA-Developed Columbus Ka-Band Terminal (COLKa) Starts Journey to the International Space Station

    Montreal, QC - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that that technology developed by its UK division in partnership with the UK Space Agency and the...

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  • October 29, 2019

    Maxar Technologies' MDA to Design Lunar Rover Concept for Canadian Space Agency

    MDA advances innovative robotics and rovers for space exploration Brampton, ON- MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has been selected by the...

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  • September 10, 2019

    MDA Selected to Design, Manufacture Advanced Navigation Antennas for Airbus Defence and Space

    Montreal, QC - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it will design and manufacture advanced space-based L-band navigation antennas as part of a hosted...

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  • August 30, 2019

    MDA Selected to Perform System Design Phase Contract of a Wildfire Monitoring Satellite

    Richmond, BC - MDA, a Maxar company, (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), has been awarded a contract from the Canadian Space Agency to execute the system design phase of a forest fire monitoring satellite...

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  • August 19, 2019

    MDA Selected to Build Robotic Interfaces for Canadarm3 on NASA-led Gateway

    Brampton, ON - MDA, a Maxar company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), has been awarded two contracts from the Canadian Space Agency for work on Phase A of the Gateway External Robotic Interfaces project....

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  • July 29, 2019

    MDA to Play Key Role in Government of Canada-funded Network to Advance Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Agriculture

    Richmond, BC - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), announced today its partnership in a network team led by Alberta Innovates that was selected by the Government of Canada...

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  • June 12, 2019

    MDA, a Maxar company, announces successful launch of Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

    Montreal, QC - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that the three RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) satellites developed by MDA for the Canadian Space...

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  • May 10, 2019

    MDA Awarded Canadian Government Contract to Deliver Search and Rescue Repeaters for Satellites

    Montreal, QC- MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), has been awarded an initial contract value of CAD $39 million with Public Services and Procurement Canada. The initial...

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  • April 01, 2019

    Maxar Technologies' MDA to Provide Design Services for the Electronic Warfare Suite for the Canadian Surface Combatant

    MDA continues positive momentum to provide game-changing defence capabilities Montreal, QC- MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed a CAD $4...

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  • February 26, 2019

    Maxar Technologies' MDA Aids Preservation of Indonesian Rainforest with its RADARSAT-2-Powered Forest Alert Service

    Richmond, BC - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that its Forest Alert Service (FAS) space-based capabilities have enabled Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP)...

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  • February 25, 2019

    Maxar Technologies' MDA supports FIRST Robotics Canada with $50,000 Gold-Level Sponsorship

    Ottawa, ON– MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has partnered withFIRSTRobotics Canadaas a gold sponsor of the robotics competition...

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  • February 08, 2019

    MDA Selected for Design Phase of Canadian Surface Combatant Program

    Canada’s Combat Ship Team celebrates Canadian industry success Richmond, BC- MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that Canada’s Combat Ship Team was...

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  • December 17, 2018

    Maxar's MDA and Orbital Insight Announce Expanded SAR Satellite Imagery Agreement

    Richmond, BC and Palo Alto, CA - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), and Orbital Insight, a leading provider of geospatial analytics, today announced the latest agreement...

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  • December 14, 2018

    Maxar Technologies' MDA to advance innovative technologies under the Defence Innovation Research Program

    Richmond, BC - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it was awarded four contracts under the Defence Innovation Research Program (DIRP) with a combined...

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  • December 10, 2018

    Instrument built by Maxar Technologies' MDA for NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission provides high resolution 3D scans of the Asteroid Bennu

    Brampton, ON- MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that the laser altimeter instrument it built for the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) contribution to...

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  • December 04, 2018

    Maxar's MDA Selected to Provide Subsystem Designs for Next-Generation International Mars Rover Mission

    MDA continues positive momentum in space exploration pipeline Brampton, ON- MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), announced today that it was selected byAirbusto provide a...

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  • November 13, 2018

    Maxar Technologies' MDA to Provide Advanced Communications Subsystems for Heinrich Hertz Satellite

    MDA advances European telecommunications capability with proven space systems Montreal, QC- MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed two...

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