A Falcon 9 lifted off Feb. 21 with a 4,100-kilogram communications satellite, a 600-kilogram lunar lander and a 60-kilogram experimental smallsat. Credit: Jordan Sirokie for SpaceNews.
SSL Nusantara Satu PSN
Maxar planned to build and commercialize DARPA's RSGS servicer, which would have helped jumpstart the satellite servicing industry. Credit: DARPA.
SSL satellite servicing concept
DMSP satellite. Credit: U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin artist's concept
Artist's rendering of a telecom satellite. Credit: Ovzon
Maxar sold SSL "Building 1" for $70 million and will relocate 400 engineers to another facility. Credit: SSL video still.
WorldView Legion Maxar SSL
SSL flew its first printed aluminum parts in September with the launch of Telesat’s Telstar 18 Vantage communications satellite. Credit: SSL
Star One D1 SSL MDA
Amos-8
Israel’s Ministry of Science and Technology announced Sept. 3 that Amos-8 — a replacement for Spacecom's Amos-6 satellite destroyed during SpaceX Falcon 9's 2016 fueling mishap — will be built in Israel with government support. The announcement was accompanied by this rendering featuring the logo of Israel’s only satellite builder, the state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Credit: Israel's Ministry of Science and Technology
Nicolas Chamussy Airbus
Artist's rendition of BSAT-4b. Credit: SSL/Maxar Technologies
Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at SSL, a Maxar Technologies company. (Keith Johnson for SpaceNews)
SkySats in orbit

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