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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

  • Eric Webster: Harris Imager Tech to Aid NOAA's Weather, Environmental Forecasts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Eric Webster: Harris Imager Tech to Aid NOAA’s Weather, Environmental Forecasts

    Harris has produced the second imager technology to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration monitor weather and environmental conditions from space. The company said Tuesday it built the Advanced Baseline Imager to increase the spectral coverage and processing speed of NOAA’s next Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. GOES-S is the second of the agency’s four geostationary weather satellites and scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, […] 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

  • 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

  • NOAA Receives 2nd Lockheed-Built Lightning Mapper for GOES-S Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NOAA Receives 2nd Lockheed-Built Lightning Mapper for GOES-S Weather Satellite

    Lockheed Martin has handed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the second Geostationary Lightning Mapper for integration with NOAA’s second Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. The GLM sensor will fly onboard the GOES-S spacecraft and will work to monitor lightning from geostationary orbit in order to detect and provide warnings on tornadoes, storms and other severe […] More

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