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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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SSL Concludes Initial Review of NASA Robotic Satellite-Servicing Spacecraft’s Design; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has performed a preliminary design review on a robotic spacecraft that will work to support NASA‘s satellite servicing operations in low Earth orbit, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Aug. 8 it collaborated with the Goddard Space Flight Center and completed the …

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SSL to Build LEO Satellites for DigitalGlobe’s WorldView Legion; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2017 — Space Systems Loral will build low-Earth orbit satellites for DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) future WorldView Legion constellation that seeks to provide Earth imaging data and geospatial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SSL said Thursday it will manufacture the WorldView Legion satellites at its facility in Palo Alto, California, as part …

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Richard White: SSL, Partners to Explore Robotics, Propulsion for NASA Commercial Space Habitat Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has teamed with NanoRacks and United Launch Alliance to work with NASA in efforts to determine the feasibility of converting rocket upper stages into commercial space habitats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SSL said June 21 the Ixion Initiative Team will explore the potential for …

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John Celli, President of SSL, Retires; New SSL Executive Appointments

John Celli, president of SSL (Space Systems Loral,) will be stepping down after serving the satellites and spacecraft systems company for 36 years, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX:MDA), announced Wednesday. Dario Zamarian has been appointed Group President and Paul Estey has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz: Pending DigitalGlobe Purchase to Boost MDA’s Satellite Imagery, Analysis & Insights Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the pending acquisition by parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) would enable MDA to build up support for intelligence and defense agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz Moderates Panel on Next-Gen Satellites at GEOINT 2017 Symposium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has participated at the GEOINT 2017 Symposium as moderator of a panel discussion on next-generation satellites, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said June 1 it was also set to …

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Richard White, Robert Zitz, Tim Gillespie Take New Leadership Roles at SSL’s Govt Systems Business

Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral has appointed three executives to oversee the company’s government systems business unit that provides support to U.S. government clients and related programs. Richard White, senior vice president of government systems at SSL, has been promoted to president of SSL Government Systems and will …

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SSL-Managed Firm Gets Recognition for NASA Robotic Servicing Mission Support; Rich White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 20, 2017 — MDA US Systems, a division of MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates that Space Systems Loral manages, has received recognition for its support to a NASA robotic servicing mission in January, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. SSL said Wednesday the Johnson Space Center cited MDA US Systems’ help in …

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Rich White: SSL-Built Gimbal Equipment on NASA Raven to Help Mature Satellite Servicing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2017 — SSL has provided a two-axis gimbal equipment for NASA‘s Raven technology that was launched in February to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the gimbal equipment is based on its Dual Access Positioning Mechanism and is designed to direct rendezvous and proximity …

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