Jul 24, 2013

MDA to provide international ground station for WorldView satellite program

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(22 July 2013) MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) announced today it has been awarded a contract by DigitalGlobe to provide a new international Direct Access Facility ground station for an unspecified customer to task, collect and process imagery from the WorldView-1 and WorldView-2 satellites.

This contract is another international Direct Access Facility customer ground station order that MDA has received from DigitalGlobe and it supports continued growth of the Direct Access Program line of business.

About MDA

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide.

MDA’s business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development.

MDA’s well-established global customer base is served by more than 4,500 employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

(source: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates)