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NASA Receives Ball Aerospace-Built Air Quality Monitoring Instrument

NASA has received a space-based spectrometer Ball Aerospace built to help researchers identify sources of pollutants in the atmosphere and predict quality of air. Ball said Friday it handed the Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution instrument over to NASA after completing a final acceptance review. TEMPO is designed to operate in geostationary orbit …

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Ball Aerospace Licenses Camera Tech for Defense, Space Applications

Argo AI has granted Ball Aerospace exclusive rights to manufacture light detection and ranging camera systems for potential use in government, space and defense missions. Ball Aerospace said Monday it will produce Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode LiDAR technology intended to function as a key component of non-conventional imaging and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. The …

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Ball Aerospace Helps NASA Review Astrophysics Observatory Design

Ball Aerospace has helped NASA complete the preliminary design review of a space-based astrophysics observatory designed to measure cosmic X-ray polarization. NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center collaborated with Ball, the Italian space agency and other industry partners on the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer PDR effort at a facility in Boulder, Colo., the company said Wednesday. IXPE …

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Ball Aerospace to Produce Optical Instrument for NASA’s Infrared Space Observatory

NASA has selected Ball Aerospace to produce an optical technology for a new space observatory designed to help scientists conduct research into dark energy, exoplanets and infrared astrophysics. The company said Wednesday it will build the Optical Mechanical Assembly for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope and support WFI integration and test efforts. Jim Oschmann, …

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Ball Aerospace Completes Second Testbed Assessment Under DARPA’s Hallmark Program

Ball Aerospace has completed the second of five assessments on a space system testing platform being developed for the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The company said Thursday it demonstrated the open and development approach for the Space Evaluation and Analysis Capability testbed through DARPA’s Hallmark program. “To …

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