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  • Northrop Tech Offers Stabilization Support to Lockheed-Built GOES-17 Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Tech Offers Stabilization Support to Lockheed-Built GOES-17 Weather Satellite

    A Lockheed Martin-built weather satellite that launched in March is equipped with Northrop Grumman's Scalable Space Inertial Reference Units that work to provide attitude control and sensor pointing capabilities for the spacecraft. Dean Ebert, vice president of navigation and positioning systems at Northrop's mission systems business, said in a statement published Monday the Scalable SIRU is […] More

  • Harris to Provide Satellite Data from NOAA Weather Satellite to Acquisition Consulting Firm - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Provide Satellite Data from NOAA Weather Satellite to Acquisition Consulting Firm

    Ki Ho Military Acquisition Consulting has selected Harris to deliver a system that can provide real-time satellite data collected from the latest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather satellite. Harris said Monday the information generated by the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-16 satellite will aid launch decision making activities at Cape Canaveral in Florida. “We are […] More

  • Harris-Built Imager Onboard Japanese Weather Satellite Captures First Images - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris-Built Imager Onboard Japanese Weather Satellite Captures First Images

    Japan’s meteorological agency has unveiled a detailed picture of clouds taken by a Harris-developed imager technology onboard the country’s newest weather satellite over Japan and the Pacific Ocean. Harris said Monday it designed the Advanced Himawari Imager to increase the accuracy, speed and accuracy of information the Mitsubishi Electric-built Himawari-9 satellite delivers to Japanese meteorologists with the aid of the satellite’s 11 additional spectral bands […] More

  • Harris-Built GOES-16 Satellite Camera Captures Image of Earth's Full Western Hemisphere - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris-Built GOES-16 Satellite Camera Captures Image of Earth’s Full Western Hemisphere

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has unveiled the first image taken by a Harris-built high-resolution digital camera onboard a weather monitoring satellite. Harris said Monday its Advanced Baseline Imager took a picture of Earth’s full western hemisphere with detailed cloud and water features from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-16. NASA and NOAA launched the Lockheed Martin-built GOES-16R satellite atop a […] More

  • NOAA, NASA Launch Lockheed-built GOES-R Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NOAA, NASA Launch Lockheed-built GOES-R Weather Satellite

    The first of the four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's geostationary weather satellites launched Saturday aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 6:42 p.m. Eastern time. NOAA said Saturday the Lockheed Martin-built Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R system will be called GOES-16 once it reaches the orbit within two weeks and will work to provide […] More

  • ULA Sets Nov. 19 Launch for NOAA GOES-R Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Sets Nov. 19 Launch for NOAA GOES-R Satellite

    The launch of the first of the four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's geostationary weather satellites has been rescheduled from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19, pending clearance from the Eastern Range. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R system will lift off aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from space launch complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in […] More

  • NASA Reschedules NOAA GOES-R Satellite Launch to Nov. 16 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Reschedules NOAA GOES-R Satellite Launch to Nov. 16

    NASA has moved from Nov. 4 to Nov. 16 the launch of the first of the four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's geostationary weather satellites. The space agency said Tuesday the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R system will be called GOES-16 once it reaches the geostationary orbit and will work to capture images of weather patterns […] More

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