Spacecraft platforms

Transformative innovation for exacting space missions

A Proven Partner

Maxar Space Systems has decades of experience building communication and Earth observation satellites. We provide reliable, high-powered spacecraft for global commercial missions as well as a broad range of civil and defense missions for governments around the globe. Our family of spacecraft platforms reflect new technology and production improvements , and is backed by Maxar’s reputation for reliability.

Reliable performance and longevity

Maxar 1300™ series

The world's most popular spacecraft platform, the Maxar 1300™ series is designed to accommodate evolutionary advances in technology. This versatile platform seamlessly serves a variety of missions—from communications satellites to spacecraft for exploration.

Maxar 1300™ series features:

  • lightweight, high-strength structure
  • fuel-efficient attitude and station-keeping subsystems
  • reliable, high-efficiency solar arrays and batteries
  • advanced command and control subsystems
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Maxar 500™ series

The Maxar 500™’s scalable platform that features high stability, agility and pointing accuracy, tailored for multiple missions and orbits.

  • High agility
  • Ultra stable, low jitter platform
  • High-precision attitude knowledge and control
  • High-bandwidth mission data downlink
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Maxar 300™ series

Maxar 300™ series low Earth orbit (LEO) constellations are multi mission, scalable architecture designed for rapid constellation deployment, optimized for production efficiency and schedule reliability, delivering value on your investment.

  • Flexible, scalable electrical and data interfaces 
  • Configurable telemetry, tracking and command, as well as mission data architectures 
  • Mission-tailored structure, solar array, battery 
  • Supports intersatellite links (optical and radio frequency) 
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