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.

Designing WorldView Legion

Considerations for viable Earth imaging satellites

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

SpaceNews

WorldView Legion remains on track for 2021 launch.

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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 Hill

From national security to infrastructure development and transportation, the next generation of Earth observation will yield faster answers on the ground.

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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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The Promise

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

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