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SSL-Built Satellite for Indonesian Telecom Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers

SSL-Built Satellite for Indonesian Telecom Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A communications satellite SSL built for telecommunications firm PT Telkom Indonesia has started conducting post-launch maneuvers a day after its liftoff aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. Merah Putih released the satellite’s solar arrays and would fire its primary thruster to reach final orbit, SSL parent company Maxar Technologies said Tuesday. The system is designed …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Richard White, President of SSL Government Systems

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Richard White, President of SSL Government Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event

When working with U.S. government agencies on defining next-generation space technologies, industry leaders across the board are all hands on-deck. SSL Government Systems, for instance, is helping the U.S. Air Force test the security of hosting payloads on commercial satellites; researching power and propulsion for NASA's Deep Space gateway; developing …

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SSL-Built Satellite Servicing Spacecraft Completes NASA Design Review; Richard White Comments

SSL-Built Satellite Servicing Spacecraft Completes NASA Design Review; Richard White Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A spacecraft built by Maxar Technologies' SSL business for NASA's in-orbit satellite servicing mission has concluded the agency's mission preliminary design review. The completion of the mission PDR would advance the spacecraft to the Key Decision Point C phase to pave the way for the launch of the Restore-L mission in 2020, SSL …

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SSL, NASA Complete System Requirements Review for Robotic Satellite Servicing Spacecraft

SSL, NASA Complete System Requirements Review for Robotic Satellite Servicing Spacecraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Space Systems Loral and NASA have reviewed systems requirements for a robotic spacecraft designed to carry out a satellite servicing mission in low-Earth orbit. The two-day evaluation brought together SSL and NASA teams to verify functional and performance requirements for the Restore-L spacecraft, the company said Tuesday. SSL received a potential five-year, $127 million …

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Space Systems Loral Ships Hughes Broadband Satellite to Cape Canaveral AF Station

Space Systems Loral Ships Hughes Broadband Satellite to Cape Canaveral AF Station - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A broadband satellite Space Systems Loral designed and built for Hughes Network Systems has arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida ahead of a scheduled launch in December. Hughes said Monday its EchoStar XIX satellite will launch next month aboard United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket. EchoStar XIX will join Hughes’ EchoStar XVII and …

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Intelsat Taps SSL to Deliver a Communications Satellite for Broadband Networking and Video Distribution

Intelsat Taps SSL to Deliver a Communications Satellite for Broadband Networking and Video Distribution - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Intelsat has selected Space Systems Loral to provide a high-power communications satellite for broadband networking and video distribution services in Africa, Europe and Asia. The Intelsat 39 will replace the SSL-built Intelsat 902 satellite launched in 2001 and feature both C-band and Ku-band transponders and use the SSL 1300 platform to support various …

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Orbital ATK to Supply Satellite Propellant Tanks to Space Systems/Loral; Dave Shanahan Comments

Orbital ATK to Supply Satellite Propellant Tanks to Space Systems/Loral; Dave Shanahan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Orbital ATK has received a five-year contract from a subsidiary of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to produce and supply flight sets of titanium propellant tanks for integration with a commercial communications satellite. Orbital ATK's space components division in California will manufacture flight sets comprised of two liquid propellant tanks for Space …

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