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Test Report: Raytheon Sensors Track Multiple Ballistic Missiles from Air

During a test at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, Raytheon-produced airborne sensors successfully and precisely tracked multiple ballistic missiles from an airborne platform, according to a report from Military & Aerospace Electronics.  Skyler Frink writes that four of the company’s multispectral targeting system-B electro-optical infrared sensors tracked multiple targets and sent important information …

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Aerospace Pioneer Simon Ramo Awarded Goddard Memorial Trophy

An engineering pioneer, who enabled the nation to become a world leader in space technology and its applications, has been chosen to receive the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Trophy, the National Space Club’s most prestigious award. Simon Ramo co-founded TRW, which was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) …

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Ball’s Cloud Camera Launches

It seems as though everyone’s heading for the clouds these days. Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. took that literally. Ball’s Glory cloud cameras are scheduled to fly aboard a NASA flight in February. The Glory mission collects data for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Program. The program studies causes …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports NASA Effort to Demonstrate Non-Toxic Propellant

Aerojet Rocketdyne has joined an industry-government team that will work on an upcoming satellite launch mission to demonstrate the use of AF-M315E, a non-toxic propellant. The company said Thursday it will work with NASA, Ball Aerospace and Air Force Research Laboratory to prepare for the Green Propellant Infusion Mission scheduled to launch on June 24 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Lockheed Unveils Two Potential Suppliers of USAF Missile Warning Satellite Payload

Raytheon and a team composed of Northrop Grumman and Ball Aerospace have been selected develop mission payloads for potential integration into a missile warning satellite Lockheed Martin will build for the U.S. Air Force. Lockheed said Thursday it will facilitate the payload development competition, which covers development and critical design review phases, …

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NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System Reaches Operational Status

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System, designed to support weather forecasting, has achieved operational status after completing a series of tests. Known as JPSS-1 before it reached orbit, the NOAA-20 satellite features multiple instruments built to gather data on Earth’s atmosphere, land and waters, the agency said Wednesday. The Ball …

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