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  • Northrop's Data-Gathering Instruments Activated on NOAA Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop’s Data-Gathering Instruments Activated on NOAA Weather Satellite

    Two Northrop Grumman-built instruments onboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather satellite have been activated to perform post-launch data collection. The initial set of data from Northrop’s Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder and Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System Flight Model 6 will aid startup and checkout tests before NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System 1 reaches full operational status,  […] More

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    Ball Aerospace Helps Prepare NOAA Weather Satellite for Launch

    Ball Aerospace has helped encapsulate a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather satellite inside the nose cone of a United Launch Alliance-built Delta II launch vehicle and prepared the instrument for its scheduled launch. The company said Thursday the NOAA-NASA team’s Joint Polar Satellite System-1 weather satellite will be deployed from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in […] More

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    Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder

    Northrop Grumman has awarded Cobham an $8 million contract to build a motion control technology for use in two microwave instruments Northrop is developing for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System  program. Cobham said Thursday it will develop the motion controller system at its Hauppauge, New York-based facility for integration with the Advanced Technology Microwave […] More

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    Ball Aerospace Near Test Phase for NOAA JPSS Satellite; Cary Ludtke Comments

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies is approaching the environmental testing phase of its work on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System after the integration of four out of the satellite’s five instruments. The company said Monday it has integrated the Cross-track Infrared Sounder, Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite, Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite-Nadir and Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System with JPSS-1. […] More

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