Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, congratulates Terra Bella for the successful launch of four SkySats aboard an Arianespace Vega on September 15, 2016.  In 2014, Terra Bella selected SSL as its manufacturing partner for 13 LEO satellites and SkySats-4-7 are four of the satellites SSL delivered under this contract.

“We’re honored to work with Terra Bella on this innovative program and to play our part in helping Terra Bella advance towards its vision of pioneering the search for patterns of change in the physical world to help address global economic, environmental, and humanitarian challenges,” said John Celli, president of SSL.“

About SSL

SSL, a subsidiary of MDA, is a leading provider of commercial satellites with broad expertise to support satellite operators and innovative space related missions.  The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as direct-to-home television, video content distribution, broadband internet, mobile communications, and Earth observation.  As a Silicon Valley innovator for more than 50 years, SSL’s advanced product line also includes state-of-the-art small satellites, and sophisticated robotics and automation solutions for remote operations.  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, primarily in the Communications sector and the Surveillance and Intelligence sector. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development.

MDA’s established global customer base is served by more than 4,800 employees operating from 13 locations in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.’s (MDA) common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “MDA.”

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