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2014-08-11 16:21:00

RICHMOND, BC, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that in an order issued August 8, 2014, the federal court hearing ViaSat Communications, Inc.'s (ViaSat) lawsuit against Space Systems/Loral, LLC (SSL) vacated all damages the jury awarded to ViaSat, finding that the jury award was a "miscarriage of justice." The Court ordered a new trial on damages. The...

2014-08-05 16:21:06

PALO ALTO,CA, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the AsiaSat 8 satellite, designed and built for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat), was launched this morning 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 will begin firing...

2014-08-04 16:21:24

PALO ALTO, CA, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a communications satellite to Intelsat S.A (NYSE: I), the world's leading provider of satellite services. Intelsat 36 is designed to provide media and content distribution services in Africa and South Asia. "Intelsat and SSL have a history of four decades of working together," said John Celli, president of SSL. "There is no...

2014-07-30 16:22:33

RICHMOND, BC, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Consolidated revenues this quarter were $552.7 million, up from $450.4 million for the second quarter of 2013. Operating earnings(1) increased to $51.5 million, or $1.43 per share(1), compared to $43.3 million, or $1.20 per share, for the second...

2014-07-28 16:21:24

PALO ALTO, CA, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected by the Department of the Air Force Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center as one of three companies to study ways to accommodate an instrument to monitor air pollutants over North America on a commercial satellite. The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) Mission Study is the second Delivery Order to be awarded...

2014-07-21 16:21:35

PALO ALTO, CA, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to integrate the flight hardware for a new capability designed to carry small science and technology missions to space on its geostationary (GEO) satellite platform. SSL plans to support completing the design and integration of the first Payload Orbital Delivery system (PODs)...

2014-07-18 08:21:12

PALO ALTO, CA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was one of the companies selected by NASA to study system concepts and key technologies for NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, which is expected to be a key part of the agency's path to sending humans to Mars. SSL will conduct two studies; one that examines using MDA robotic technology for asteroid capture, and one that examines adapting commercial...

2014-07-17 12:21:30

RICHMOND, BC, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has received a follow-on contract for CA$6.6 million from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission. The total contract value to-date is $25 million. MDA will build a laser-based instrument that will be used for the six-month task of mapping the surface of the 500 metre...

2014-07-16 16:21:11

RICHMOND, BC, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, plans to release its Second Quarter 2014 financial results at 1:30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. MDA President and CEO Daniel Friedmann, and Executive Vice President and CFO Anil Wirasekara, will host an earnings conference call the same day, reviewing the Second Quarter results, followed by a...

2014-07-15 16:22:08

RICHMOND, BC, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a contract valued in excess of CA$6 million with an undisclosed customer to provide two communications satellite subsystems. About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide....


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