September 18, 2014 8:55 PM ET

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Company Overview of Space Systems/Loral, LLC

Company Overview

Space Systems/Loral, LLC designs, manufactures, and integrates satellites and satellite systems for commercial and government customers in the United States and internationally. The company’s system are used by its clients to deliver broadcast and cable programming, broadband digital communications, direct-to-home television, television and radio distribution, broadband Internet, defense communications, environmental and meteorological monitoring, air traffic control, digital audio radio, and mobile satellite services. It also provides its products for environmental applications, such as government sensors gather intelligence through radar, infrared imaging, and optical sensing. The company ...

3825 Fabian Way

Palo Alto, CA 94303-4604

United States

Founded in 1957





Key Executives for Space Systems/Loral, LLC

Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance
President of SSL Federal
Senior Vice President
Age: 60
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Space Systems/Loral, LLC Key Developments

Bulgaria Sat Selects Space Systems/Loral to Provide Communications Satellite

Space Systems/Loral announced that it was selected to provide a communications satellite for Bulgaria Sat, an affiliate of Bulsatcom, which is a leading telecommunications company and the provider of pay-TV services in Bulgaria. The satellite, which will provide Direct-to-Home (DTH) television service in the Balkan region, will be Bulgaria Sat's first dedicated satellite. The satellite, BulgariaSat-1, will provide DTH services and fixed satellite services in the Balkans and other European regions to help meet the growing demand for telecommunications services. BulgariaSat-1 will be equipped with 2 Ku-band FSS transponders and 30 Ku-band BSS transponders for fixed satellite services and advanced television services such as high definition television.

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and Space Systems/Loral, LLC Announce Litigation Settlement with ViaSat Communications, Inc

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and Space Systems/Loral, LLC announced that they have settled the litigation with ViaSat Communications, Inc. pursuant to a comprehensive settlement agreement. Under the agreement, all litigation between the parties will be dismissed, resolving all of the parties' patent and contract claims. The settlement gives MDA/SSL and their customers protections against litigation in the future, allowing MDA/SSL to focus on the manufacture of all satellites, including SSL's high throughput satellites.

Space Systems/Loral Designs and Built AsiaSat 6 satellite for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd

Space Systems/Loral (SSL) announced that the AsiaSat 6 satellite, designed and built for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat), was launched and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard a Falcon 9 launch vehicle provided by SpaceX. The satellite began firing its main thruster last night in order to start maneuvering into geostationary orbit. AsiaSat 6 is designed to provide broadcasting, telecommunications and broadband services across the Asia-Pacific region where it will help meet the fast growing demand for quality satellite services. AsiaSat 6 has 28 C-band transponders and will be positioned at 120 degrees East longitude. It has two beams, one which is global and one which is regional, offering coverage over Asia, Australasia, Central Asia, and the Pacific islands, with enhanced power and look angles over Pacific Rim countries. It is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform, which has the flexibility to support a broad range of applications and technology advances. SSL has now provided four satellites to AsiaSat and has an additional satellite, AsiaSat 9, currently under construction in its Palo Alto manufacturing facility. With this aunch, there are 76 SSL-built GEO satellites currently on orbit.

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