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Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL-Built High Capacity Satellite for Hughes Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers According to Plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 19, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the EchoStar XIX satellite, which SSL designed and built for Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

MDA to Deliver Advanced Space-Based Synthetic Aperture Radar Capabilities for Broad-Area Maritime Surveillance

VANCOUVER, Oct. 6, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ( MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that the Department of National Defence (DND) has exercised an option for a contract announced in June 2016. MDA will provide advanced space-based Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capabilities for the DND Polar Epsilon 2 (PE2)...

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Services

MDA recognized for Multi-source Analyst Ready Information (MARI(TM)) in NGA's Disparate Data Challenge

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - MDA Information Systems LLC (MDA), a provider of geospatial and advanced information solutions to government and commercial customers, announced that it was named a finalist in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) Disparate Data Challenge. MDA's submission, Multi-source Analyst Ready Information (MARI™), is a unique service developed to enhance an...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Information to Orbital Insight

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 7, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ( MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract with Orbital Insight, Inc., a geospatial big data company that provides advanced information solutions obtained by analyzing millions of satellite images at a time. MDA will provide RADARSAT-2...

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Robotics

SSL to Provide Robotic Arms to DARPA for Satellite Servicing

PASADENA, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. SSL is receiving the funds...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Powerful SSL-built Satellite for Intelsat Begins post-launch Maneuvers According to Plan

PALO ALTO, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that a high-power satellite designed and built for Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, Intelsat 31,...

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Robotics

SSL Developing Robotic Sample Handling Assembly for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars 2020 Project

PASADENA, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced it will design and build a robotic Sample Handling Assembly (SHA) for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) through MDA US Systems, a division of MDA, managed by SSL. The arm will be used on a rover vehicle exploring Mars to process and store samples acquired from the planet's surface....

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SSL is JPL Industrial Partner for NASA Asteroid Exploration Mission Opportunity

PALO ALTO, CA - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it is the industrial partner for a project in the running to be NASA's next Discovery mission. SSL will work for Caltech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to support Principal Investigator Dr. Lindy Elkins-Tanton, director of Arizona State University's (ASU) School of Earth and...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL Selected to Provide Satellite for Azercosmos, Intelsat Partnership at 45 Degrees East

PALO ALTO, CAÂ- - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), which is a leading provider of commercial satellites, is selected to provide a communications satellite to Azercosmos, the national satellite operator of Azerbaijan. Under the strategic agreement with Intelsat (NYSE: I), the world's leading provider of satellite services, the satellite will be located at the 45 degrees east orbital location...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

MDA to Build Satellite Communications Subsystem for ESA's Columbus Module on the International Space Station

RICHMOND, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ( MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that its UK subsidiary has received authorization to proceed from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the development and construction of a Ka band Data Relay terminal flight model for use on the ESA Columbus module of the International Space...

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Company News

Maxar Technologies' MDA Aids Preservation of Indonesian Rainforest with its RADARSAT-2-powered Forest Alert Service

Richmond, BC, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that its Forest Alert Service (FAS) space-based capabilities have enabled Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) pulpwood suppliers to more strategically monitor forest cover loss in conservation areas and meet their commitment to stakeholders that conservation forest areas were not...

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Company News

Maxar's MDA and Orbital Insight Announce Expanded SAR Satellite Imagery Agreement

Orbital Insight will use MDA high-resolution imagery to strengthen oil inventory product Richmond, BC and Palo Alto, CA, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), and Orbital Insight, a leading provider of geospatial analytics, today announced the latest agreement providing new datasets for Orbital Insight's product offerings. MDA will...

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Company News

Maxar Technologies' MDA to Design Lunar Rover Concept for Canadian Space Agency

MDA advances innovative robotics and rovers for space exploration BRAMPTON, ON, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has been selected by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to provide a conceptual design of a lunar rover for science exploration and to prepare for human missions on the lunar surface. As part of MDA's...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL-Built High Capacity Satellite for Hughes Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers According to Plan

PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 19, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the EchoStar XIX satellite, which SSL designed and built for Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

MDA to Deliver Advanced Space-Based Synthetic Aperture Radar Capabilities for Broad-Area Maritime Surveillance

VANCOUVER, Oct. 6, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ( MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that the Department of National Defence (DND) has exercised an option for a contract announced in June 2016. MDA will provide advanced space-based Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capabilities for the DND Polar Epsilon 2 (PE2)...

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Services

MDA recognized for Multi-source Analyst Ready Information (MARI(TM)) in NGA's Disparate Data Challenge

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - MDA Information Systems LLC (MDA), a provider of geospatial and advanced information solutions to government and commercial customers, announced that it was named a finalist in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) Disparate Data Challenge. MDA's submission, Multi-source Analyst Ready Information (MARI™), is a unique service developed to enhance an...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Information to Orbital Insight

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 7, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ( MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract with Orbital Insight, Inc., a geospatial big data company that provides advanced information solutions obtained by analyzing millions of satellite images at a time. MDA will provide RADARSAT-2...

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Robotics

SSL to Provide Robotic Arms to DARPA for Satellite Servicing

PASADENA, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. SSL is receiving the funds...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Powerful SSL-built Satellite for Intelsat Begins post-launch Maneuvers According to Plan

PALO ALTO, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that a high-power satellite designed and built for Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, Intelsat 31,...

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Robotics

SSL Developing Robotic Sample Handling Assembly for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars 2020 Project

PASADENA, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced it will design and build a robotic Sample Handling Assembly (SHA) for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) through MDA US Systems, a division of MDA, managed by SSL. The arm will be used on a rover vehicle exploring Mars to process and store samples acquired from the planet's surface....

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