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Ball Aerospace Delivers New Remote Sensing Satellite for DigitalGlobe; Rob Strain Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has transported a remote sensing spacecraft to a launch facility in California for DigitalGlobe’s earth observations and geospatial data business. The new WorldView-3 satellite arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, where it is scheduled for launch on board a United Launch Alliance-built rocket in …

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Ball Aerospace to Install Lockheed Earth Radiation Measuring Instrument on NOAA Satellite

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will integrate a Lockheed Martin-built instrument designed to measure global energy balance into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System. Lockheed designed the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System to provide environmental data for forecasting seasonal climates and the instrument is scheduled to …

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Ball Aerospace Completes Testing on DigitalGlobe Satellite; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has performed internal environment assessments on a remote-sensing satellite the company developed for DigitalGlobe and designed to collect Earth imagery. DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 spacecraft features a Ball Aerospace technology that is built to monitor atmospheric conditions and photograph objects through haze, soot and dust, DigitalGlobe said …

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Ball Aerospace Demos DARPA Telescope; Rob Strain Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has tested new telescope technologies for an Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program which utilizes a lightweight polymer membrane. Ball deployed a 20-meter-diameter telescope in geosynchronous orbit using those technologies as part of DARPA’s Membrane Optic Imager Real-time Exploitation program, Ball Aerospace said Friday. Rob Strain, …

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Ball Aerospace Transports Precipitation Measurement Tool to Japan; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has delivered a precipitation measurement instrument to Japan in preparation for NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement satellite space launch scheduled for next year. The GPM Microwave Imager is a microwave radiometer built to capture data on worldwide weather phenomena at three-hour intervals after the launch of GPM Core …

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Ball Aerospace Revives Survey Aircraft for NASA Space Mission; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. plans to reactivate its survey aircraft in September for NASA’s near-Earth object exploration mission. The refreshed Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer spacecraft will work to detect and identify near-Earth objects such as asteroids, Ball Aerospace said Wednesday. Jim Oschmann, vice president and general manager for Ball’s …

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