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Ball Aerospace Gives NASA Its Solar Mission Plan

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has proposed a solar electric propulsion mission to NASA under a contract awarded in September 2011, the company announced Monday. ATK also helped develop the plans for demonstrating the solar technologies and infrastructure require to sustain human space exploration. Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman …

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Ball Aerospace Makes Progress on DARPA Video Tracking Program

Recent reports have indicated that the U.S. military sees a day where there will be live video tracking missile launchers, which would require space telescopes hovering in geosynchronous orbit capable of capturing real-time footage of any place on Earth. Space.com reported that Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is working to make that …

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Ball Aerospace Delivers PAA Units to Lockheed Martin

  Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has delivered two phased array antenna engineering development units for the Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle to prime contractor Lockheed Martin. The Orion PAA design leverages three dozen Ball Aerospace phased array designs delivered for space, airborne, ground and marine applications, as well as an additional …

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Ball Aerospace-Built Satellite Launched this Morning

The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. built satellite, NASA’s NPP, has been successfully launched into a sun-synchronous polar orbit, lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base aboard a Delta II rocket early this morning. This is the first Earth-observing satellite built to measure both global climate and key weather data. Ball Aerospace built …

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Harris’ William Brown, Collins Aerospace’s Kelly Ortberg Named to AIA Board Leadership Posts

The Aerospace Industries Association has appointed Harris CEO William Brown as chairman of AIA’s board of governors and named Collins Aerospace CEO Kelly Ortberg as vice chairman. Harris said Monday Brown succeeds Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, as board leader for its centennial year in 2019. “I look forward to advocating for key …

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UP Aerospace Helps NASA Launch Space Tech Demo Payloads

NASA has launched three space technology demonstration payloads on a UP Aerospace-built rocket as part of the agency’s Flight Opportunities program. UP Aerospace’s SpaceLoft 12 suborbital launch vehicle carrying the instruments lifted off Wednesday at Spaceport America in New Mexico, NASA said Thursday. The mission tested the deployment sequence and entry …

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