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Ball Aerospace Tech Demo Mission to Fly 3 DoD Payloads

Ball Aerospace & Technologies and NASA will fly a set of experimental Defense Department scientific payloads on the planned Green Propellant Infusion Mission for 2016 under a $3.4 million payload integration contract. The company said Wednesday the DoD Space Experiments Review Board selected the Integrated Miniaturized Electrostatic Analyzer Reflight, Small Wind and Temperature Spectrometer and Space Object Self-tracker payloads to …

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Lockheed, Boeing JV Launches Rocket with NRO Defense Payload; Jim Sponnick Comments

Lockheed Martin and Boeing’s United Launch Alliance joint venture has launched a National Reconnaissance Office payload intended to support national defense programs aboard a commercially-developed rocket. The Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle 501 lifted off with the NROL-39 and the auxiliary Government Experimental Multi-Satellite payload on Thursday from the …

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Quest Thermal Joins NASA-Ball Aerospace Green Propellant Program; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has awarded a subcontract to Quest Thermal Group LLC to develop thermal insulation technology for maintaining temperatures of spacecraft and subsystems during NASA human spaceflight missions. NASA intends to use Quest Thermal’s integrated multi-layer insulation for the Green Propellant Infusion Mission and Ball Aerospace will test the technology, Ball Aerospace …

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