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NASA Sets GOES-S Weather Satellite Launch for March 1

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

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, …

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Lockheed Relocates NOAA Geostationary Weather Satellite to Florida Space Operations Facility

Lockheed Relocates NOAA Geostationary Weather Satellite to Florida Space Operations Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has transported the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary weather satellite aboard a U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy cargo transport plane to the Astrotech Space Operations facility in Florida. Lockheed said Tuesday the first of four Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series weather satellites are designed to help forecasters collect and analyze data on …

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Russell Katz: Lockheed’s Lightning Mapper Sensor to Support NOAA Weather Services

Russell Katz: Lockheed's Lightning Mapper Sensor to Support NOAA Weather Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has completed the Geostationary Lightning Mapper for the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite that will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s weather services and meteorological research work. The company said Wednesday the GLM sensor works as an early-warning instrument for severe storm such as tornadoes and will fly on the GOES-R spacecraft, which is scheduled to launch …

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Lockheed Readies Solar Instrument for Space Weather Satellite; Mons Morrison Comments

Lockheed Readies Solar Instrument for Space Weather Satellite; Mons Morrison Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has assessed an instrument the company built for a spacecraft that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration intends to use to measure solar activity. The company sought to evaluate how the solar ultraviolet imager functions in different atmospheric conditions before its scheduled October installation on a Geostationary Operational …

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