Press Release

MDA to provide ground station solution for WorldView satellite program

By SpaceRef Editor
June 23, 2009
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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract from DigitalGlobe Inc. to provide a remote ground station solution to an international customer to enable support for the WorldView-1 and WorldView-2 satellites. This contract is the fifth international ground station order to-date that MDA has received from DigitalGlobe.

MDA will provide a solution capable of programming, receiving and processing imagery and data from the WorldView satellites. As prime contractor, MDA is responsible for developing, integrating and installing the WorldView-1/2 information solution at the customer’s site in early-2010.

About MDA

MDA provides advanced information solutions that capture and process vast amounts of data, produce essential information, and improve the decision making and operational performance of business and government organizations worldwide.

Focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential, MDA delivers a broad spectrum of information solutions, ranging from complex operational systems, to tailored information services, to electronic information products.

MDA employs more than 3,200 people in locations across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The Company’s common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSX:MDA.

SpaceRef staff editor.