SSL highlights NASA mission milestones, supports NASA initiative to partner with industry

SSL highlights NASA mission milestones, supports NASA initiative to partner 
with industry 
PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading 
provider of commercial satellites, today highlighted its role in supporting 
NASA's initiative to benefit from the commercial space industry. Two NASA 
programs, which recently reached important milestones, benefited from 
commercial technology contribution from SSL. 
SSL provided the propulsion system for NASA's Lunar Atmosphere Dust 
Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft, which is managed by NASA's Ames 
Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., and currently is orbiting the moon. 
Additionally, SSL was awarded the next phase contract option to put a NASA 
Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD), on a commercial satellite. 
About SSL 
SSL, a subsidiary of MDA, has a long history of delivering reliable satellites 
and spacecraft systems for commercial and government customers around the 
world. As a leading provider of commercial satellites, the company works 
closely with satellite operators to provide spacecraft for a broad range of 
services including television and radio distribution, digital audio radio, 
broadband Internet, and mobile communications. Billions of people around the 
world depend on SSL satellites every day. For more information, visit 
About MDA 
MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational 
solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. 
MDA's business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business 
potential. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced 
technology development. 
MDA's well-established global customer base is served by more than 4,500 
employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and 
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