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July 23, 2019: Odyssey was selected by Maxar Technologies to collaborate in the development of flight software for NASA’s Power and Propulsion Element. The 50 kilowatt spacecraft will be the first component of the NASA-led Gateway and will provide power, propulsion, and communications capabilities for lunar missions and enable future missions to Mars. As part of the Maxar team, Odyssey will perform the Power and Propulsion Element trajectory design and mission analysis. The Power and Propulsion Element is scheduled for launch in 2022.