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  • Thales to Help NOAA Build Ground Terminal for Global Navigation Satellite System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales to Help NOAA Build Ground Terminal for Global Navigation Satellite System

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected Thales to build a facility at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for receiving and processing distress beacon signals from Global Navigation Satellite System satellites. Thales said Monday it will establish the Southwest USA Medium-Earth Orbit Local User Terminal to support NOAA's Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking […] 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

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