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Maxar's SSL selected to define small satellite requirements for Environmental Defense Fund

Friday 11 January 2019 | 16:11 CET | News
SSL, a Maxar Technologies company, is leveraging Maxar's combined functionalities for a contract to define requirements for a small form-factor satellite that will monitor and measure methane emissions from oil and gas facilities around the world. The satellite, named MethaneSAT, will enable US-based nonprofit environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to change the way methane emissions are detected and analysed and understand and combat climate change. Following design development, EDF anticipates awarding a contract in 2019 for the final design and manufacturing of the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: EDF / Maxar Technologies / SSL
Countries: United States
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