Payload: WAAS     Operator: Intelsat     Manufacturer: Orbital
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Payload: IRIS     Operator: Intelsat     Manufacturer: SSL
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Payload: CHIRP     Operator: SES     Manufacturer: Orbital
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Payload: CHIRP     Operator: SES     Manufacturer: Orbital
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Payload: X-band payload     Operator: Telesat     Manufacturer: SSL
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Payload: X-band payload     Operator: Telesat     Manufacturer: SSL
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Payload: Australian Defence Forces UHF     Operator: Intelsat     Manufacturer: Boeing
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Payload: IRIS    Operator: Intelsat     Manufacturer: SSL
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Payload: Global Aircraft Surveillance Payload     Operator: Iridium / Exelis     Manufacturer: Harris Corporation

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Payload: IRIS     Operator: Intelsat     Manufacturer: SSL
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HPA Congratulates NASA on GeoCARB Hosted Payload

12/15/2016
NASA recently announced that its Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory (GeoCARB) will launch as a hosted payload on a commercial satellite. The Hosted Payload Alliance congratulates NASA on this innovative new mission and applauds its decision to incorporate commercial space in its portfolio thinking.

[HPA member] SSL selected to help U.S. Air Force test and validate scenarios for hosting payloads

09/19/2017
SSL, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it was selected by Innoflight, Inc., a veteran-owned business specializing in electronics systems for Defense & Aerospace, to provide a high fidelity simulation environment for testing the security of hosted payloads on commercial satellites.  The capability, which is being developed for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) as part of its Secure IP Payload Accommodation Demonstration Project, will enable SMC to demonstrate cybersecure payload hosting scenarios, concepts of operation, and cybersecurity controls.

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