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May 05, 2015 1:53 AM ET

Aerospace and Defense

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
Senior Vice President
Age: 60
Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology & Infrastructure
Senior Vice President of Program Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Space Systems/Loral, LLC Key Developments

Space Systems/Loral, LLC Launches Satellite Design and Built for DIRECTV

Space Systems/Loral announced that a satellite designed and built for DIRECTV, was launched and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, DIRECTV 14, deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. DIRECTV 14 is a powerful 20-kilowatt class Ka-band and reverse-band digital broadcast satellite that will be used to provide Ultra HD and other new consumer services. It was designed with a very advanced beam forming network to provide service across the U.S. including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The satellite will be positioned at 99 degrees West longitude. DIRECTV 14 is SSL's twelfth 20-kilowatt satellite to be placed into orbit and the sixth SSL-built satellite in DIRECTV's fleet. It is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform, which provides high-power and the flexibility to support a broad range of applications and technology advances. The satellite is designed to provide service for 15 years or more. With this launch, there are 78 SSL-built GEO satellites currently on orbit.

HISPASAT Group Selects Space Systems/Loral to Provide Multi-Mission Satellite

Space Systems/Loral announced that it was selected to provide a multi-mission communications satellite to Spanish satellite operator HISPASAT Group. The satellite, Amazonas 5, will be used for a broad range of services in Latin America.

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. and Space Systems/Loral, LLC Announce Allocation of ViaSat Settlement Resolved

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that following the mediation on December 1, 2014 among MDA and Loral Space and Communications Inc. MDA/SSL agreed that they will be responsible for $55 million, and Loral will be responsible for $45 million of the $100 million settlement of the ViaSat Communications, Inc. litigation. MDA/SSL has already paid $23.4 million, including interest, to-date of this settlement.

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