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Name

Description

Host Satellite

Launch

SXI

Solar X-ray Imager for NASA

GOES L & M

2000/01

UHF, X, Ka Comm

UHF, X, Ka-band Comm for Australian Defense Forces

Optus-C1

2003

Experiments

Various pallet experiments

Telstar-14

2004

Nav/Aviation Comm

Japan GPS augmentation and Air Traffic Control Communications

MTSAT-1/1R

2005

JAMI

Japan Meteorological Imager (Visible & IR)

MTSAT-1/1R

2005

X-band Comm NATO configured X-band payload for Spain XTAR-EUR 2005

IRMA

In-orbit Reconfigurable Multibeam Antenna, X-band receive phased array payload for XTAR

Spainsat

2006

CCD Camera

CCD visual cameras

Echostar-XI

2008

CCD Camera

CCD visual cameras

ICO-G1

2008

IRIS

Cisco Internet Router In Space

Intelsat-14

2009

Ka-Band Comm

Ka-band comm payload for Canada

ViaSat-1 2011
X-band Comm  Commercial X-band payload for Military Anik-G1 2012

EGNOS

European GPS Navigation Overlay system

SES Sirius-5

2012

LCRD Laser Communications Relay Demo payload for NASA TBD 2016-17
PODs Payload Orbital Delivery system for DARPA TBD 2017-18

SSL’s Proven Heritage

  • Successfully hosted 12 dissimilar payloads since 2001 with two in progress covering all payload types
  • Industry leader in commercial GEO satellite manufacturing
  • 19 satellites currently in production, most of which can easily accommodate hosted payloads
  • One of the highest satellite on-orbit availability in the industry
  • Government contractor for over 55 years