WorldView Legion

WorldView Legion will enable unprecedented visibility into our changing planet, to solve the biggest challenges facing our world today.

The Foundation

For more than 50 years, Maxar-built spacecraft have passed across our skies, landed on other planets and helped humans explore space. Maxar’s successful history in space technology has guided the creation of our next generation of satellites. Informed by two decades of serving demanding missions for governments and commercial businesses, WorldView Legion™ is built for customer needs.

WorldView Legion™ vs. a Smallsat

Comparing aperture and access time

The Build

Made by Maxar for Maxar customers, WorldView Legion's engineering and manufacturing remain on track in our San Francisco area factories.

The making of WorldView Legion™

Antenna pattern testing

WorldView Legion™ telescope

FM1 propulsion module integration

FM1 structure static load testing

FM1 and FM2 panel assembly

WorldView Legion™ solar array assembly

The Technology

WorldView Legion™ will leverage innovative technology to yield the highest-quality commercially available satellite imagery.

Washington Post

Solving our earthly problems with images from space

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What It Takes to Make WorldView Legion™

How the satellites represent the best of Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence.

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The People of WorldView Legion™

Hear from team members across the company working to deliver the best in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence capabilities.

Amy Newbury

As the Chief Instrument Engineer for WorldView Legion™, Amy ensures our next-generation imaging satellites will capture imagery at the quality our customers need.

Agnieszka Kościelniak

As Maxar's Systems Engineering Manager for the WorldView Legion™ program, Agnieszka oversees the team of systems and subsystems engineers and ensures the spacecraft design meets the requirements and Maxar's needs.

The Missions

From defense and intelligence to living maps for navigation, WorldView Legion™ satellite imagery will support critical missions and business continuity for Maxar customers across the globe.

The Next Era in Earth Intelligence

Unprecedented visibility into our changing planet

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Jane's Spotlight - Emerging Constellations

Maxar introduces its next-generation WorldView Legion™ Earth Intelligence capability.

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Forbes: Technology for Transparency

WorldView Legion™ satellites represent the next stage in increasing transparency on a global scale, using the near real-time information that we can access from space.

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Forbes: Solving Complex Challenges

From automated feature extraction to rapid mapping and 3D modeling, WorldView Legion™ will unlock meaningful data and insights to solve complex challenges.

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Foreign Policy

The Eyes Above: The Implications of Geospatial Data for Responding to Crises.

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The Promise

WorldView Legion™ represents the future of innovative Space Infrastructure for reliable Earth Intelligence.

Revolutionizing how we see the world

Maxar was the first company to deliver 30 cm class resolution commercial imagery. WorldView Legion™ will triple Maxar’s capacity to collect 30 cm class imagery delivering the clarity, accuracy and coverage that Maxar customers have depended on for years.

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Via Satellite's Tech Focus Report

Near real-time analysis is critical for making informed decisions—especially when addressing national security or humanitarian crises. Earth Intelligence from WorldView Legion™ will provide clearer vision, better understanding and the capacity to act with more complete information about our rapidly changing planet.

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