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Nov 15, 2017, 12:43 ET SSL selected to conduct power and propulsion study for NASA's deep space gateway concept

Continuing a legacy of bringing benefits of commercial capabilities to its missions, SSL proven systems considered for lunar orbiting spaceport PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - SSL, a business...


Nov 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Initial signals received from six small satellites built by SSL for Planet

PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - SSL, a business unit of Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR) announced today that six satellites it built ...


Oct 30, 2017, 08:00 ET SSL wins contract to provide powerful multi-mission satellite to Embratel Star One

SAN FRANCISCO and VANCOUVER, Oct. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Maxar Technologies ("Company" formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), a global communications and information...


Oct 02, 2017, 09:00 ET SSL-built direct broadcasting satellite for B-SAT begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - SSL, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the BSAT-4a satellite, designed and built for Broadcasting...


Sep 29, 2017, 09:00 ET SSL-built satellite for AsiaSat begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

AsiaSat 9 provides high performance for multiple missions including DTH, video distribution, broadband and mobility services PALO ALTO, CA and HONG KONG, Sept. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Asia Satellite...


Sep 19, 2017, 08:00 ET SSL selected to help U.S. Air Force test and validate scenarios for hosting payloads

PALO ALTO, CA, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it was selected by Innoflight, Inc., a...


Sep 12, 2017, 11:41 ET SSL built multi-mission satellite for HISPASAT begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Sept. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - SSL, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the multi-mission Amazonas 5 satellite, designed and built for...


Sep 11, 2017, 05:00 ET NASA awards SSL next phase funding for Dragonfly on-orbit assembly program, demonstrates confidence in public private partnership for space robotics

SSL successfully completes preliminary Dragonfly ground demonstration, proves concept for semi-autonomous robotic assembly of geostationary communications satellites PALO ALTO, CA, Sept. 11, 2017...


Oct 27, 2016, 18:36 ET MDA SSL names seasoned professional as senior Vice President of U.S. Government Business

PALO ALTO, CA, Oct. 27, 2016 /CNW/ - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that Richard White has assumed the role of Senior...


Dec 08, 2014, 09:00 ET SSL-built satellite for DIRECTV begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that a satellite designed and built for DIRECTV, was launched on Saturday...


Dec 05, 2014, 08:50 ET SSL selected to provide multi-mission satellite to HISPASAT Group

PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a multi-mission communications satellite to ...


Nov 19, 2014, 17:33 ET SSL names undisclosed customer announced last month

PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the contract award previously reported on October 29, 2014 was for...


Oct 17, 2014, 17:00 ET SSL-built satellite for Intelsat begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that a satellite designed and built for Intelsat, was launched yesterday...


Oct 15, 2014, 09:00 ET SSL delivers powerful satellite for DIRECTV to launch base in Kourou

PALO ALTO, CA, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the DIRECTV 14 satellite, designed and built for DIRECTV, has arrived ...


Sep 12, 2014, 17:00 ET SSL-built satellite for Optus begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the Optus 10 satellite, designed and built for Optus, was launched...


Sep 08, 2014, 13:47 ET SSL selected to provide direct broadcast satellite to Bulgaria Sat

PALO ALTO, CA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a communications satellite for Bulgaria...


Sep 08, 2014, 09:00 ET SSL-built AsiaSat 6 begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL) today announced that the AsiaSat 6 satellite, designed and built for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat), was launched...


Sep 02, 2014, 17:00 ET U.S. Air Force Selects SSL for Hosted Payload Services, Streamlines Affordable and Flexible Space Access Capability

PALO ALTO, CA, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, announced that it was selected by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center...


Aug 05, 2014, 17:00 ET SSL-built AsiaSat 8 begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL) today announced that the AsiaSat 8 satellite, designed and built for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat), was launched...


Aug 04, 2014, 17:05 ET SSL selected to provide Intelsat 36 Satellite

PALO ALTO, CA, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL) today announced that it was selected to provide a communications satellite to Intelsat S.A (NYSE: I), the world's leading provider of...


Jul 30, 2014, 21:00 ET SSL delivers AsiaSat 6 to Cape Canaveral launch base

PALO ALTO, CA and HONG KONG, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL) and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) today announced that AsiaSat 6 has arrived at the Cape Canaveral...


Jul 28, 2014, 17:00 ET SSL selected for study on accommodating a NASA hosted payload

PALO ALTO, CA, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected by the Department of the Air Force Headquarters Space ...


Jul 22, 2014, 17:00 ET SSL qualifies as potential provider of hosted payloads to U.S. Government

PALO ALTO, CA, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was one of 14 companies qualified by the U.S. Air Force Space and...


Jul 21, 2014, 17:00 ET SSL awarded contract for innovative, affordable access to space

PALO ALTO, CA, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ...


Jul 18, 2014, 09:00 ET SSL selected to study asteroid retrieval for NASA

PALO ALTO, CA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was one of the companies selected by NASA to study system concepts ...