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December 4th, 2018
InSight Lander Begins Operations on Mars with Highly-Capable Robotic Arm Built by Maxar’s SSL

PALO ALTO, CA – SSL, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), and a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, congratulates NASA on the successful touchdown of its InSight Lander on Mars following its six-month interplanetary voyage from California. The lander is equipped with a highly capable robotic arm built by SSL Robotics in Pasadena, Calif., which has begun to perform mission-critical operations in support of NASA’s goal to study Mars’ deep interior. The mission underscores SSL’s long legacy as a trusted contractor to NASA, having provided all five of the robotic arms used on Mars.