1300-class platform

The world’s most trusted commercial spacecraft platform

A scalable, cost-effective solution

Maxar has decades of mission experience working closely with customers to incorporate innovations that provide dramatic improvements in cost, schedule, power, mass and flexibility.


The 1300-class platform offers the value and adaptability satellite operators need to support a broad range of customer missions.

Key platform features

  • Scalable lightweight and high-strength structure
  • Fuel-efficient attitude and station-keeping subsystems
  • High-efficiency and reliable solar arrays and batteries
  • Advanced command and control subsystems

Reliable performance and longevity

Maxar has built and launched more than 280 satellites with a combined 2,200 years of on-orbit service, and we have more than 90 1300-class satellites currently operating on orbit—more than any other company.

Flexibility across a variety of missions

Nusantara Satu

As Indonesia’s first high-throughput satellite, Nusantara Satu is a vital broadband link for remote islands and villages to connect with the world.

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This NASA mission will refuel a government-owned satellite in low Earth orbit and demonstrate crosscutting technologies for future space missions.

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Power and Propulsion Element

Maxar’s Power and Propulsion Element will provide power, maneuvering, attitude control, communications systems and initial docking capabilities for the NASA-led Gateway as part of the Artemis program.

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Let’s talk about your mission

Having the right solution for your program, team and budget makes all the difference. We can help you find the right fit for your objectives.

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