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  • Ball Aerospace Helps Prepare NOAA Weather Satellite for Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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

  • Harris Develops Environmental Measurement Instrument for NOAA Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Develops Environmental Measurement Instrument for NOAA Weather Satellite

    Harris has produced an environmental measurement instrument that will launch aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System-1¬†to support¬†U.S. weather forecasting. The¬†Cross-track Infrared Sounder¬†will serve a¬†component of NOAA’s polar weather satellite program and is designed to analyze and feed millions of atmospheric data points into weather forecast models.¬†Harris¬†said Monday. The company developed […] More

  • Ball Aerospace Tests NOAA Satellite for Environmental Factors; Jim Oschmann Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ball Aerospace Tests NOAA Satellite for Environmental Factors; Jim Oschmann Comments

    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has started to test a¬†National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration¬†weather prediction and environmental monitoring satellite in a simulated setting. The Joint Polar Satellite System satellite will undergo a series of¬†acoustic, vibration, and electromagnetic interference and electromagnetic compatibility tests at a facility¬†Boulder, Colorado where the company built the spacecraft, Ball Aerospace¬†said Friday. […] More

  • Ball Aerospace Near Test Phase for NOAA JPSS Satellite; Cary Ludtke Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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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