Tag Archives: Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite

NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System Reaches Operational Status

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System, designed to support weather forecasting, has achieved operational status after completing a series of tests. Known as JPSS-1 before it reached orbit, the NOAA-20 satellite features multiple instruments built to gather data on Earth’s atmosphere, land and waters, the agency said Wednesday. The Ball …

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Raytheon Develops Satellite Data Processing System Prototype

Raytheon has developed a prototype ground-based system designed to collect and process space surveillance data for disaster and threat response applications. The company said Friday it designed the prototype system in an effort to help first responders and military troops obtain data from the Space Based Infrared System as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Future Operationally …

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Raytheon-Built Ground System, Space Sensor Tech to Aid JPSS-1 Weather Satellite Mission

Raytheon provided a common ground system and a space sensor technology to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s next-generation polar satellite that NASA launched Saturday from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The company said Saturday its common ground system for the Joint Polar Satellite System and the Visible Infrared Imaging …

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Raytheon Completes Update to JPSS Common Ground System’s Data Processing Component

Raytheon has updated the data transport and processing component of the Joint Polar Satellite System‘s common ground system. The company said Wednesday the update is intended to optimize data processing and dissemination as well as system availability and cybersecurity of CGS ahead of the upcoming JPSS-1 launch and future satellite missions. JPSS satellites work to provide …

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Ball Aerospace Near Test Phase for NOAA JPSS Satellite; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies is approaching the environmental testing phase of its work on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System after the integration of four out of the satellite’s five instruments. The company said Monday it has integrated the Cross-track Infrared Sounder, Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite, Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite-Nadir and Clouds and the Earth’s …

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