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Forecast International: Earth Imagery Demand to Drive Remote Sensing Satellite Production Through 2024

A Forecast International study estimates the production value of remote sensing satellites will reach $27.2 billion by 2024 due to an increasing demand for Earth imagery products in both government and commercial sectors. Manufacturers are projected to build more than 200 satellites equipped with remote sensing technology over the next …

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Boeing Awards 17 Suppliers for Performance Excellence

Boeing Co. has granted 16 suppliers and one university with Supplier of the Year awards to recognize their contributions to helping the aerospace company achieve its business goals in 2012. The awards honor suppliers who meet quality and affordability, delivery time, support requirements and flexibility to changing demands, Boeing said Friday. …

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Rob Strain to Speak at Space Symposium Budget Panel

Rob Strain, president of Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., will participate in a panel discussion on carrying out space missions in a budget-constrained environment at a space industry conference that kicked off Monday. The “Mission Assurance in a Budget-Constrained Environment” will take place on Wednesday at the National Space Symposium in …

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NASA Awards Contractors, Academic Institutions Space Launch System R&D Funds

NASA has selected 26 research and development proposals from academia and industry for the advancement of the agency’s next heavy lift rocket named the Space Launch System. The $48 million investment includes proposals for the SLS’ concept development, trades and analyses, propulsion, structures, materials, manufacturing, avionics and software. William Gerstenmaier, …

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Contractor-Supported Telescope Finds Hidden Galaxies, Black Holes; Hashima Hasan Comments

A NASA telescope has discovered new candidates for black holes and close to 1,000 dust-obscured objects the agency believes could be galaxies, the agency announced Wednesday. Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. built the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer spacecraft, both DRS Technologies and Rockwell made the focal planes and Lockheed Martin made …

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DHS Contractors To Hold Forum With TSA Admin John Pistole

A nonprofit organization representing many homeland security contractors is starting a new forum to establish dialogue with the Transportation Security Administration, Government Executive reports. The companies, members of the Washington Homeland Security Roundtable, have created a senior executive industry forum that will start with a meeting on June 5 with …

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Northrop Webb Telescope Sunshield System Cleared for Production

Northrop Grumman Corp. has completed engineering design of a sunshield support system for the James Webb Space Telescope, the company announced Tuesday. The structure keeps the telescope’s mirrors in the sun’s shadow and detect infrared light. The structure also recently passed its critical design review and has been cleared for …

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