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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

  • ULA Launches Lockheed-Built GOES-S Weather Satellite for NOAA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Launches Lockheed-Built GOES-S Weather Satellite for NOAA

    A weather satellite that Lockheed Martin built for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration took off Thursday aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S system will be called GOES-17 once it reaches the geostationary orbit within two weeks and will undergo a checkout and validation phase […] More

  • NASA Sets GOES-S Weather Satellite Launch for March 1 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Sets GOES-S Weather Satellite Launch for March 1

    NASA has announced the launch date of a second weather satellite in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration“™s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series as March 1. GOES-S will lift off at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s 41st Space Launch Complex in Florida aboard an Atlas V rocket during a two-hour window opening at 5:02 p.m. Eastern time, NASA said Wednesday. The  Lockheed […] More

  • Lockheed to Begin Final Processing of NOAA's GOES-S Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Begin Final Processing of NOAA’s GOES-S Weather Satellite

    Lockheed Martin has shipped the next weather satellite in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite““R series to a company facility in Titusville, Florida, to undergo final processing and pre-launch preparation. GOES-S, the second of four satellites in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s GOES-R constellation, is scheduled for March 1 liftoff atop United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V 541 rocket at […] More

  • Lockheed to Start Environmental, Mechanical Tests on NOAA GOES-S Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Start Environmental, Mechanical Tests on NOAA GOES-S Weather Satellite

    Lockheed Martin will begin environmental and mechanical tests on a satellite that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will use to support U.S. weather observation operations. Lockheed said Tuesday the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites – S weather satellite is the second of four GOES-R series geostationary weather satellites and will undergo tests that simulate launch and […] 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

  • ULA Rocket to Send NASA-NOAA Weather Satellite Into Orbit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Rocket to Send NASA-NOAA Weather Satellite Into Orbit

    United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, is scheduled to launch a weather monitoring satellite Nov. 19 for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R will lift atop ULA’s  Atlas V 541 configuration rocket from the Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, ULA said Sunday. […] 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

  • Harris Completes 4th Baseline Imaging Tool for NOAA GOES-U Weather Satellite; Eric Webster Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Completes 4th Baseline Imaging Tool for NOAA GOES-U Weather Satellite; Eric Webster Comments

    Harris Corp. will hand over the fourth Advanced Baseline Imager for integration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration“™s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite after the company completed a pre-ship assessment of ABI with NASA and NOAA. Harris said Tuesday the ABI instrument is scheduled to fly aboard the GOES-U spacecraft in 2024 and will work to […] More

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