On Tuesday, October 6th, our very own Taylor Kerl received the 2020 Promise Award from Space & Satellite International Professionals (SSPI), an award that recognizes the top three of its annual 20 Under 35 honorees for outstanding achievement and industry leadership potential.

Taylor Kerl, System Engineer, Maxar Technologies

Taylor is a Lead Systems and Propulsion Engineer at our Palo Alto facility and a graduate of the University of Nebraska –Lincoln. She was nominated by Rob Lyon, Director of Bus Electronics Design at Maxar and recipient of SSPI’s Mentor of the Year Award in 2019.

Taylor is the ninth Promise Award winner from Maxar over the past 15 years, a reflection of our ability to attract exceptional young professionals and nurture their leadership capability.

Find out more about Taylor’s story and how she’s found success in her early career on SSPI’s award page.

Congratulations, Taylor!

For more information about SSPI and their 20 Under 35 list, please visit

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