Tag Archives: Space Systems Loral

SSL to Develop Satcom Antenna Tech Prototypes for Air Force; Richard White Quoted

The Space Enterprise Consortium has chosen Maxar Technologies‘ SSL subsidiary to develop antenna subsystems for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center to secure tactical satellite communications. SSL said Thursday it aims to create, analyze and test subsystem prototypes as part of a military satcom resiliency demonstration effort under the contract from the Advanced Technology International-managed …

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SSL Taps Northrop to Provide Navigation Tech for Satellite Constellation

Maxar Technologies‘ SSL subsidiary has selected Northrop Grumman to provide a navigation system for integration into a satellite constellation. Northrop said Thursday it will supply the Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit designed to support a space vehicle’s attitude control and sensor pointing/stabilization functions through the contract with SSL. Scalable SIRU is built for …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Technologies to Grow US Govt Business via ISR Offerings

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said Maxar Technologies will work to grow its business with the U.S. government through “persistent” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings, Via Satellite reported Wednesday. SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired DigitalGlobe earlier …

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Raytheon to Build Imaging Payload for DigitalGlobe WorldView Legion Satellites

DigitalGlobe has chosen Raytheon as the payload provider for a constellation of next-generation satellites designed to capture Earth imagery. Raytheon said Tuesday it will supply combined electronics, detectors and telescopes to Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral, which serves as the space vehicle integrator of DigitalGlobe’s future WorldView Legion …

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SSL to Provide Test Environment for USAF’s Hosted Payload Security Project; Richard White Comments

Innoflight has selected Space Systems Loral to help create a simulation environment for the U.S. Air Force to test and validate cybersecurity of hosted payloads aboard commercial satellites. The testing platform will be built to help the service branch’s Space and Missile Systems Center demonstrate concept of operations, cyber controls and scenarios for …

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Matteo Genna: SSL Aims to Qualify Roll Out Solar Array for Satellite Tech Integration

Matteo Genna, chief technology officer and vice president for product strategy and development at Space Systems Loral, has said SSL partnered with NASA, Air Force Research Laboratory and Deployable Space Systems to develop and test a scalable solar array platform on the International Space Station. Genna wrote in SatMagazine’s September issue …

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NASA Partners With 10 Firms to Advance Commercial Tech for Space Missions

NASA has entered collaborative partnerships with 10 private companies in a move to further space technologies built to grow the commercial space sector and support future space agency missions. The space agency said Friday its space technology mission directorate forged the alliances via the Announcement of Collaborative Opportunity solicitation that paves the way …

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SSL’s Mike Gold: Public-Private Collaboration Key for Satellite Cybersecurity, Encryption

Mike Gold, vice president of operations at Space Systems Loral, has said he believes public and private sector organizations should collaborate in efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity and encryption capacity of U.S. satellites, Washington Examiner reported Thursday. “In terms of encryption, one of the issues — and really opportunities — …

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