Maxar Technologies announced on Wednesday that the company will open a new facility in St. Louis, Missouri, to support growth in several U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) programs.
“The establishment of our cutting-edge facility in St. Louis is a strong reflection of Maxar’s commitment to unlock the power of geospatial data for our customers,” said Tony Frazier, Maxar’s executive vice president of Global Field Operations and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient.
The facility will be located in the historic Globe Building, in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Maxar expects 48 employees to initially staff the facility, most of whom are new hires that will support the NGA’s Global EGD, Janus Geography and SBIR Phase III contracts.
“This new facility will provide our customers with easier access to better geospatial products and insights for success across the breadth of defense and intelligence missions,” added Frazier.
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Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness.