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EMPLOYEE STOCKBB BA-1BC PURCHASE PLAND$E____________________________1F)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0G(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/[a=PF0*8X> @GGFFEE l  P  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} I;       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/20096155 El Camino Real  ?7 /Proposal 1 : The election of Robert W. Johnson  9 1and John P. Stenbit to serve as Class I Directors  3 +for a three-year term to expire at the 2012  ' annual meeting of stockholders.  ?91Proposal 2 : The ratification of the appointment-%of PricewaterhouseCoopers as ViaSat?s0(independent registered public accounting&firm for the 2010 fiscal year. ?3+Proposal 3 : The amendment to the EmployeeStock Purchase Plan.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/8k~rNVh~F:.=PF0*8X> @ l  \  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} 7       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/20096155 El Camino Real  ?4 ,you may send in another signed proxy bearing    a later date;   ?6 .you may deliver a written notice of revocation  - %to ViaSat?s Corporate Secretary prior!to the annual meeting; or ?3+you may notify ViaSat?s Corporate Secretary0(in writing before the annual meeting and&vote in person at the meeting.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/4~rNm$?=PF0*8X> @ l  p  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)BankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } <(} $ }  } $ } } $ } } $ }  } $ }                                VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009kcI share an address with another stockholder, but we received only one paper copy of the proxy mater       Compensation and  Nomination and   Corporate              Audit  Human Resources   Evaluation   Governance  Banking/Finance            Director   Committee   Committee   Committee   Committee   CommitteeMark D. Dankberg  MemberRobert W. JohnsonMember ChairMember   B. Allen Lay Chair  MemberJeffrey M. NashMember Chair  John P. StenbitMemberMember  Michael B. Targoff Chair   ChairHarvey P. WhiteMemberMember  )!Number of Meetings in Fiscal 2009~ ~ ~ ~  ~  $____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/<\ F:."HC k,}qe==PF0*8X> @   l  }  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with another!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} 7       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009"Banking/Finance Committee.  ?0 (experience in corporate management, such  2 *as serving as an officer or former officer  # of a publicly-held company;   ?# experience in our industry; ?/'experience as a board member of anotherpublicly-held company; ?-%diversity of expertise and experience0(in substantive matters pertaining to our1)business relative to other board members; ?3+practical and mature business judgment; and ?6.with respect to current directors, performanceon the ViaSat Board.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/BhXwkGma!9D8m=PF0*8X> @ l  P  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} I;       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009?7Identification and Evaluation of Nominees for Directors  ?7 /a detailed resum? of the recommended candidate;   ?9 1an explanation of the reasons why the stockholder  - %believes the recommended candidate is  + #qualified for service on our Board; ?5-such other information that would be required3+by the rules of the SEC to be included in aproxy statement; ?.&the written consent of the recommended candidate;$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/83rfZN*t+7~rf>=PF0*8X> @ l    dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation oHarvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } a} $ } $} $ } +} $ } } $ } } $       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009?7Identification and Evaluation of Nominees for Directors      Name  Age   Position with ViaSat   Term Expires   Class   Mark D. Dankberg  ~   , $Chairman and Chief Executive Officer  ~ n    III  Robert W. Johnson  ~    Director  ~ f    I   B. Allen Lay  ~ *   Director  ~ j    II Jeffrey M. Nash~ Director~  j     IIJohn P. Stenbit~ Director~  f     IMichael B. Targoff~ Director~  n     IIIHarvey P. White~ .Director~  n     III$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/2z rfZNCr=PF0*8X> @2   l  1  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } a} $ } y} $ } y} $                            VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009Harvey P. White    Fiscal 2009    Fiscal 2008         Fee Category  Fees ($)   Fees ($)    Audit Fees  ~ *d   ~ ]T Audit-Related Fees~  ?Tax Fees~ ~ jAll Other Fees~ ]~ 6 Total Fees~ N7p~ pV$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/6v XbiY=PF0*8X> @:     l  +f  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} I; +      VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/20092*Pre-Approval Policy of the Audit Committee  ?4 ,The maximum number of shares of common stock  2 *that may be issued under the Purchase Plan  . &was increased by 750,000 shares. Prior  / 'to the amendment, the Purchase Plan was  1 )authorized to issue up to an aggregate of0(1,500,000 shares of ViaSat common stock.3+As of July 1, 2009, a total of 1,467,477 of2*these shares had been issued and sold, and0(accordingly, only 32,523 shares remained1)available for purchase under the Purchase6.Plan. If the amended Purchase Plan is approved0(by the stockholders, the total number of/'shares remaining available for purchase5-under the Purchase Plan will be approximately~ / ?2*The eligibility provisions of the Purchase0(Plan were clarified to provide that only.&eligible employees of ViaSat and those.&majority-owned subsidiaries designated2*by the Board of Directors as participating91companies under the Purchase Plan may participatein the Purchase Plan.D lsg[7Nj4Ky-K !"#$%&'()* ! !?1!)Certain changes were made to the Purchase""1")Plan in order to bring it into compliance##4#,with proposed regulations governing employee$$9$1stock purchase plans, as issued by the Department%%$%of the Treasury during 2008.&'$(____________________________1))Created by Morningstar Document Research.0*(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/Y th\4=PF0*8X> @**))(( l    dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } 6} $ } U} $ }  }  $                               VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/20097/Amendment and Termination of the Purchase Plan.       Number of Shares   Aggregate Purchase            Name or Group   Purchased (#)    Price ($)      Mark D. Dankberg   ?    ?     Richard A. Baldridge ? ?    Ronald G. Wangerin~ &~     Steven R. Hart ? ?    Mark J. Miller ? ?    2*All current executive officers, as a group~ J~ ~     (3 persons)3+All current directors who are not executive ? ?    +#officers, as a group (0 persons)(1)5-All other employees, as a group (735 persons)~  ~ *+    $____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/< znbV =1s! =PF0*8X> @:       l  #&  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } a/} $ } y} U} $ } U} $ #                                  VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/20097/Amendment and Termination of the Purchase Plan.   Amount and Nature of   Percent Beneficial       # Name of Beneficial Owner(1)  Beneficial Ownership(2)   Ownership (%)(3)   Directors and Officers:        Mark D. Dankberg~ zs~ @Steven R. Hart~ z1~ @Robert W. Johnson~ 7'~ ~  Mark J. Miller~ 2~ 333333? B. Allen Lay~ ~ 333333?Jeffrey M. Nash~ ~ 333333?Richard A. Baldridge~ B~  *Michael B. Targoff~ :~  *Ronald G. Wangerin~ ~  *John P. Stenbit~ b[~  *Harvey P. White~ "~  */'All directors and executive officers as~ rg:333333/@a group (14 persons)Other 5% Stockholders:FMR LLC~ I~ )@ Barclays Global entities~ *p~ @D lznbVp(}vpf``# ! " $ ____________________________1!)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0"(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/ (=PF0*8X> @:""!!      l  Ep  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } U} $ } I; E      VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009NO TITLE *   Less than 1%. ~  3 +Under the rules of the SEC, a person is the  . &beneficial owner of securities if that  6 .person has sole or shared voting or investment3+power. Except as indicated in the footnotes/'to this table and subject to applicable2*community property laws, to our knowledge,0(the persons named in the table have sole0(voting and investment power with respect2*to all shares of common stock beneficiallyowned.~ 6.In computing the number of shares beneficially4,owned by a person named in the table and the3+percentage ownership of that person, shares0(of common stock that such person had the5-right to acquire within 60 days after July 1,.&2009 are deemed outstanding, including-%without limitation, upon the exercise/'of options or the vesting of restricted3+stock units. These shares are not, however,7/deemed outstanding for the purpose of computingDf l}Y'.F`6*7P !"#$%&'()*+,-./0123456789:;<=>?  5 -the percentage ownership of any other person.!!.!&References to options in the footnotes""5"-of the table include only options to purchase##1#)shares that were exercisable on or within$$1$)60 days after July 1, 2009 and references%%2%*to restricted stock units in the footnotes&&2&*of the table include only restricted stock''5'-units that would vest and settle on or within((#(60 days after July 1, 2009.)~ **9*1For each person included in the table, percentage++/+'ownership is calculated by dividing the,,.,&number of shares beneficially owned by--7-/such person by the sum of (a) 31,587,938 shares..3.+of common stock outstanding on July 1, 2009//5/-plus (b) the number of shares of common stock0010)that such person had the right to acquire11*1"within 60 days after July 1, 2009.2~ 3323*Includes 360,626 shares subject to options4424*exercisable by Mr. Dankberg within 60 days5575/after July 1, 2009. The address of Mr. Dankberg6646,is 6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California77~ 78~ 9919)Includes 99,126 shares subject to options::4:,exercisable by Mr. Hart within 60 days after;;0;(July 1, 2009 and 3,000 shares subject to<<3<+restricted stock units granted to Mr. Hart.==1=)These restricted stock units have vested,>>3>+but the underlying shares have not yet been???delivered or acquired.D? lez,NBVct&]Qf@ABCD@A$B____________________________1C)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0D(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/ P=PF0*8X> @DDCCBB l  Qf2!  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } U} $ }  @ Q      VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009NO TITLE~  1 )Includes 82,000 shares subject to options  1 )exercisable by Mr. Johnson within 60 days   after July 1, 2009. ~  1 )Includes 84,876 shares subject to options0(exercisable by Mr. Miller within 60 days3+after July 1, 2009 and 4,042 shares subject80to restricted stock units granted to Mr. Miller.1)These restricted stock units have vested,3+but the underlying shares have not yet beendelivered or acquired.~ 1)Consists of (a) 30,400 shares held by the=5Lay Charitable Remainder Unitrust, (b) 114,442 shares80held by the Lay Living Trust, (c) 151,836 shares3+held by Lay Ventures, and (d) 82,000 shares1)subject to options exercisable by Mr. Lay*"within 60 days after July 1, 2009.~ 1)Includes 72,800 shares subject to options4,exercisable by Mr. Nash within 60 days after July 1, 2009.Dl}Y z+?~  2 *Includes 263,125 shares subject to options!!3!+exercisable by Mr. Baldridge within 60 days"""after July 1, 2009.#~ $$1$)Includes 65,000 shares subject to options%%1%)exercisable by Mr. Targoff within 60 days&&&after July 1, 2009.'~ ((1()Includes 79,250 shares subject to options))2)*exercisable by Mr. Wangerin within 60 days***after July 1, 2009.+~ ,,1,)Includes 55,000 shares subject to options--1-)exercisable by Mr. Stenbit within 60 days...after July 1, 2009./~ 0010)Includes 45,000 shares subject to options11/1'exercisable by Mr. White within 60 days222after July 1, 2009.3~ 44-4%Based solely on information contained55<54in a Schedule 13G filed with the SEC on February 17,6626*2009 by FMR LLC. The address of FMR LLC is7737+82 Devonshire Street, Boston, Massachusetts88~ 8 9~ ::-:%Based solely on information contained;;;;3in a Schedule 13G filed with the SEC on February 5,<<.<&2009 by Barclays Global Investors, NA,==2=*Barclays Global Fund Advisors and Barclays>>7>/Global Investors, LTD. The Schedule 13G reports??4?,that Barclays Global Investors, NA, BarclaysD, la*K?k_1Xc=1E@ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOP@@0@(Global Fund Advisors and Barclays GlobalAA1A)Investors, LTD have sole power to vote orBB<B4to direct the vote of 628,706 shares, 794,967 sharesCC.C&and 925 shares, respectively. BarclaysDD-D%Global Investors, NA, Barclays GlobalEE4E,Fund Advisors and Barclays Global Investors,FF3F+LTD have sole power to dispose or to directGG;G3the disposition of 724,421 shares, 1,103,877 sharesHH4H,and 18,304 shares, respectively. The addressII/I'of Barclays Global Investors, NA is 400JJ0J(Howard Street, San Francisco, CaliforniaKK~ KfLM$N____________________________1O)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0P(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/&@g|,6yma9=PF0*8X> @PPOONN l  -  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} I;       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009Summary Compensation  ?0 (overview and objectives of our executive   compensation program;   ?1 )explanation of our executive compensation   processes and criteria; ?91description of the components of our compensation program; and ?2*discussion of how each component fits into,$our overall compensation objectives.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/6}qMm2&E=PF0*8X> @ l  K8  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} a/       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009A9Overview and Objectives of Executive Compensation Program  ?  base salary;   ?/ 'short-term or annual awards in the form   of cash bonuses;  ?$long-term equity awards; and ?-%other benefits generally available toall of our employees.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/2pdXL(k_wO=PF0*8X> @ l  D  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of ExecDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} 1       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009+#Compensation Processes and Criteria  ?# industry compensation data;   ?1 )individual performance and contributions;   ?& company financial performance; ?%total executive compensation; ?0(affordability of cash compensation based*"on ViaSat?s financial results; and ?0(availability and affordability of sharesfor equity awards.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/:znb>UIh\=PF0*8X> @ l  P  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} 8       VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009&Determination of Compensation.  ?- %sustains a high level of performance;   ?, $demonstrates success in contributing  4 ,toward ViaSat?s achievement of key financial  & and other business objectives; ?7/has a proven ability to help create stockholder value; and ?-%possesses highly developed skills and/'abilities critical to ViaSat?s success.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/6sgCTx.=PF0*8X> @ l  ua  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of Compensation!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } 2} $ }  } $ }  }  $ } U} $                              VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009&Determination of Compensation.       Fiscal Year 2009   Fiscal Year 2010    Percentage            Executive  Base Salary ($)   Base Salary ($)    Increase (%)   Mark D. Dankberg  ~ '   ~ *    "@ ,$Chairman and Chief Executive OfficerRichard A. Baldridge~ B~ BY    ffffff @ -%President and Chief Operating OfficerRonald G. Wangerin~ ~ B   @ 2*Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerSteven R. Hart~ ~ 9   ffffff @ 2*Vice President and Chief Technical OfficerMark J. Miller~ B~    @ 2*Vice President and Chief Technical Officer$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/:F sg)P f5}G]sg?=PF0*8X> @J        l  r  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } U5} $ } $} $ } U}  $ } U} $                             VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009.&Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Objectives        Approximate   Fiscal Year 2009   Fiscal Year 2009           Performance Metric   Weighting (%)    Objective   Actual Results  - %Financial ? 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Dankberg~ ~ *  ~   Richard A. Baldridge75 - 99~ j  ~  J Ronald G. Wangerin60 - 75~ b   ~   Steven R. Hart50 - 65~ "   ~   Mark J. Miller~ ~    ~   $____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/>c 0th>:6-!c:~rJ=PF0*8X> @z        l  !H  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesSummary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } $ } $} $4 !      VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009%Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonuses  ?/ 'number of shares available for issuance   under our equity plan;   ?3 +number of shares budgeted for non-executive   equity grants; ?.&expected future retention and new hire0(grants to executives and non-executives; ?.&annual dilution (burn) rate associated( with the grant of equity awards; ?( ViaSat?s equity overhang levels; ?1)estimated accounting expense of potentialequity grants; and ?2*tax consequences associated with the grantof equity awards.$____________________________1)Created by Morningstar Document Research.DtlthDb0$6Gui 0 (http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/H=PF0*8X> @  l  %  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1) NO TITLE (4)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } !} $ }  } $ }  }  $ } $} $ }  } $ }  } $ }  } $ }  } $ } y} $ %!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009Summary Compensation                         Non-Equity                                          Stock   Option   Incentive Plan    All Other                               Fiscal   Salary   Bonus   Awards   Awards    Compensation    Compensation   Total     #Name and Principal Position Year~  ~    ~ ~ ~ ~ ~  Mark D. Dankberg~ f~ '    ?  ~ J ~ ~ *~ n~ E| Chairman and Chief~ b~ f#    ?  ~ "~  ?~ ~ R7= Executive Officer~ ^~ C!    ?  ~ "f~ E ~ '~ ~ ^T Richard A. Baldridge~ f~ B    ?  ~ Z~ R~ j~ "~ T President and Chief~ b~ ")    ?  ~ ~ R_ ?~ f~ Ҟ/ Operating Officer~ ^~     ?  ~ r~ -~ ~ q~ : Ronald G. Wangerin~ f~     ?  ~ .D~ 5~ b ~  ~ r. Vice President and~ b~ "    ?  ~ 6~ g ?~ ֊~ p Chief Financial Officer~ ^~ b    ?  ~ ~ ~ 5 ~ ~ b" Steven R. Hart~ f~     ?  ~ JV~ ~ " ~ ~ <& Vice President and~ b~     ?  ~ (~ { ?~ 2~ w Chief Technical Officer~ ^~     ?  ~ ~ ~ ' ~ ~ M Mark J. Miller~ f~ B    ?  ~ ~ C~  ~ ~ $ Vice President and~ b~ BB    ?  ~ ~ 3 ?~ P~ Қ Chief Technical Officer~ ^~     ?  ~  c~ ~~ B~ ~ B Db&l}qM-NB?7,%| !!!"!#!$! !$"____________________________1#)Created by Morningstar Document Research.0$(http://documentresearch.morningstar.com/ P=PF0*8X> @$$ ## ""               l  14  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2)Stock Option Grants NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } U} $ } = 1      VIASAT INCDEF 14A 08/21/2009NO TITLE~  / 'This column represents the compensation  5 -cost recognized by us for financial statement  / 'reporting purposes in fiscal 2009, 2008  1 )and 2007 for stock options and restricted  0 (stock units granted to each of the Named2*Executive Officers, in those years as well1)as prior fiscal years, in accordance with3+Statement of Financial Accounting Standards6.No. 123 (revised 2004), ?Share-Based Payment,?0(or SFAS 123R. 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These amounts reflect the company?s0(accounting expense for these awards, and2*do not correspond to the actual value that1)will be recognized by the Named Executive Officers.D l}Y p# @00//.. l  +O  dMbP?_*+%,&٭e2?'٭e2?(٭e2?)٭e2?",D/??& NO TITLE NO TITLE (1)Summary Compensation6155 El Camino Real6155 El Camino Real (1)!I share an address with anotherBankingFinance Committee!Identification and Evaluation o!Identification and Evaluati (1)Harvey P White!PreApproval Policy of the Audit!Amendment and Termination of th!Amendment and Termination o (1) NO TITLE (2) NO TITLE (3)Summary Compensation (1)!Overview and Objectives of Exec!Compensation Processes and CritDetermination of CompensationDetermination of Compensa (1)!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus Obj!Fiscal Year 2009 Cash Bonus (1)Fiscal Year 2009 Cash BonusesFiscal Year 2009 Cash Bon (1)Summary Compensation (2) NO TITLE (4) NO TITLE (5)Outstanding Equity Awards NO TITLE (6)!The information contained in th!The information contained i (1) NO TITLE (7)!The information contained i (2)!The information contained i (3)!Stockholder Proposals for Prese!Stockholder Proposals for P (1)!Stockholder Proposals for P (2)!THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS U } } $ } I } $ } $}  $ }  } $ } $} $ }  } $ }  } $ }  } $ }  } $ +!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 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