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SSL Lands Spot on $750M NASA Small Spacecraft Tech Prototyping IDIQ; Richard White Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary has secured a position on a potential five-year, $750M contract from NASA to develop spacecraft technologies for the Defense Department. SSL is among three contractors selected to support the the Small Spacecraft Prototyping Engineering Development and Integration–Space Solutions program managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center, Maxar said Monday. Richard …

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SSL to Study Possible Satellite Manufacturing in Space; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — SSL will help NASA conduct a feasibility study on the use of space-based commercial habitats to house satellite manufacturing operations in an effort to address challenges in launch schedules and volume, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 30. Parent company Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Aug. 29 SSL will …

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SSL to Produce Antenna Subsystem Prototypes for USAF Tactical Satcom; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 28, 2018 — SSL will build antenna subsystems to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center ensure secured tactical satellite communications under a deal with the Space Enterprise Consortium, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 17. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Aug. 16 its SSL subsidiary will leverage …

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SSL to Build Onboard Computer for NASA ‘Psyche’ Spacecraft; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — SSL will help Zin Technologies build and test a flight system component that NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory designed for the future Psyche mission, which aims to study its namesake metallic asteroid in order to understand the Earth’s formation, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 10. The Maxar Technologies …

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SSL’s Richard White Outlines Factors in On-Orbit Satellite Servicing Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — Richard White, president of the government systems business at SSL, has explained that spacecraft client design, orbit and other requirements may influence the on-orbit satellite servicing process, which he said generally involves rendezvous between servicer and client, capture, servicing tasks using robotic arms …

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SSL to Build Interface for NASA’s Europa Exploratory Spacecraft; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018 — NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has selected SSL, a subsidiary of Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), to design and build a critical system for spacecraft designed to perform investigative flybys to explore Jupiter’s Europa moon, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SSL said Tuesday it will develop the …

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SSL, Air Force SMC Study New Space Architectures Against Threats; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2018 — SSL is currently working to explore new space architectures and related systems in collaboration with the Space and Missile Systems Center in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Enterprise Vision, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the team will seek to study new enterprise-level technologies and …

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SSL’s Richard White: Future Satellite Manufacturing to Become On-Orbit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2018 — Richard White, president of government systems at Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL subsidiary, has said he believes future satellite production and other operations will occur on orbit as associated government projects continue, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. “The satellite-manufacturing facility of the future could …

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SSL’s In-Orbit Servicing Spacecraft Completes NASA Design Review; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — An SSL-built spacecraft developed for NASA‘s in-orbit satellite servicing effort has completed the space agency’s mission preliminary design review that would advance the program to the Key Decision Point C phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. The Maxar Technologies business unit said Dec. 20 it collaborated with NASA Goddard Space Flight …

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SSL to Carry SmallSats for Sun Experiment Under Project With UM, JPL; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has partnered with the University of Michigan and NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on a project that seeks to launch small satellites to study the sun and how solar energetic particles are emitted into interplanetary space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: …

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