SSL Scepter Joint

Join SSL and ScepterAir Leaders at Live Event to Discuss Technical Evolution of Atmospheric Monitoring and Earth Observation

Maxar’s SSL and Radiant Solutions collaborate with ScepterAir on innovative solutions in the new space economy

Palo Alto, Calif. – March 19, 2018 – SSL (, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), and a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, and Scepter, Inc., ( an atmospheric intelligence company that provides real-time global air pollution monitoring and services, will host key leaders in technology, government, infrastructure and nance to discuss the challenges and opportunities in atmospheric monitoring at an exclusive forum at SSL’s satellite manufacturing facility in Palo Alto, California.

At this invitation only event, which will take place on March 22, 2018, Scepter will reveal how it is uniquely leveraging the new space economy, sensor IoT, big data, and block chain technology to create the next evolution of Earth-observation services. Thought leaders will discuss the breadth of the Scepter business opportunity across government and commercial vertical markets, the benets associated with taking a commercial approach to atmospheric monitoring, and the capabilities of Scepter’s ecosystem partners: SSL and Radiant Solutions.

“Scepter is pleased to co-host this event with Maxar’s SSL because it will provide attendees with insight into Scepter capabilities through interaction with Scepter and its ecosystem partners. At this event we will elaborate on the new space opportunity in the atmospheric monitoring market using not only SSL technology, but Radiant Solutions expertise as well,” said Philip Father, Chief Executive Ofcer of Scepter.

“Atmospheric monitoring plays a critical role in improving national air quality standards and ultimately supporting life on Earth,” said Dario Zamarian, group president of SSL. “As Scepter’s ecosystem partner, we are proud to leverage our depth of experience in satellites, ground systems and big data solutions to help power a better world.”


Atmospheric monitoring in 2020: Transforming air quality, compliance, climate and health via space-based commercial innovation and big data analytics


March 22, 2018, 2 – 6 p.m.


SSL’s Palo Alto Manufacturing Facility



Duncan Davidson, Bullpen Capital

Guest Speakers
Jack Broadbent, CEO, Bay Area AQMD
Nena Shaw, Smart Sectors, U.S. EPA
William Sonntag, Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
James Montgomery, March Capital Partners
Bradley Rotter, Rivetz Corporation
Dan Smith, Radiant Solutions, a Maxar Technologies Company
Negar Feher, SSL, a Maxar Technologies Company

This event is not being webcast.

For interviews or an invitation to attend: | 650-852-5188

About SSL

SSL, based in Palo Alto, California, is a leading provider of advanced spacecraft systems, with broad expertise to support commercial and government satellite operators and innovative space missions. The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as direct-to-home television, video content distribution, broadband internet, mobile communications, in-orbit servicing, space exploration, and Earth observation. As a Silicon Valley innovator for 60 years, SSL’s advanced product line includes state-of-the-art small satellites, and sophisticated robotics and autonomous solutions for remote operations. SSL is a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR). For more information, visit (

About Scepter

Scepter, Inc., based in San Francisco, CA, is building a commercial environmental intelligence platform that can pinpoint, track, and forecast the ow of the top gases and particulate matter with global scope and scale – and in real-time. These capabilities are not only critical for solving the global pollution and climate change crises, but also provide the platform for an emerging multi-billion dollar commercial atmospheric monitoring services industry with markets in government, energy, industrial, healthcare, agriculture, insurance, cosmetics, and more. Scepter captures and tracks contaminants with a constellation of proprietary Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO) satellite-based sensors combined with owned and afliate terrestrial sources. We create additional value by using analytics to convert fused pollution, health, weather, and other relevant data into specic value added services for consumer and commercial markets. For more information visit: (

About Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics, is at the nexus of the new space economy, developing and sustaining its infrastructure and delivering products, services, systems and solutions that make it possible. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with condence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes: SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe, and Radiant Solutions. Every day millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that build a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit (


Wendy Lewis | SSL Media Contact | 1-650-852-5188 |
Scepter Media Contact |
Marissa Poratto | Maxar Investor Relations | 1-604-331-2044 |
Nancy Coleman | Maxar Media Contact | 1-303-684-1674 |

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