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Ball Aerospace Selected for Two NOAA Weather Instrument Studies

One instrument design would measure atmospheric composition the other ocean color BROOMFIELD, Colo. — July 28, 2022 — In a one-week period, Ball Aerospace was selected by NASA to complete two 20-month studies on new instruments to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) program: one to measure Atmospheric Composition…

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Ball Aerospace and Seagate to Collaborate on Data Storage in Space

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — July 26, 2022 — Ball Aerospace, Seagate® Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ: STX) and Seagate Federal, Inc. (dba. Seagate Government Solutions) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on data processing and storage technology in space. “There is a need for on-orbit, high-density storage capabilities to meet new mission requirements – in…

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Ball Aerospace Part of Team Chosen to Investigate Unique Silicic Lunar Volcanic Domes

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — July 21, 2022 — Ball Aerospace was selected by the University of Central Florida to contribute four imaging instruments for a lunar exploratory investigation awarded by NASA under its Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM) program. The Lunar Vulkan Imaging and Spectroscopy Explorer (Lunar-VISE) investigation, led by…

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Ball Aerospace Celebrates First Images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Jul. 12, 2022 — Ball Aerospace, a business of Ball Corporation (NYSE: BALL), is celebrating with NASA and all of the mission partners, as NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shares its first images with the world. The Colorado-based company designed and built the advanced optical technology and lightweight mirror system that make…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Shareholders Elect New Board of Directors

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — July 6, 2022 — Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) announced today that a new board of directors was elected at a special meeting of shareholders held on June 30, 2022. Based on the certification of the independent inspector of elections, the new board consists of CEO Eileen P. Drake; incumbent independent…

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Brett Silcox Joins Astroscale U.S. as Director of Government Relations

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Astroscale U.S. expands workforce to meet the rapidly evolving needs of the on-orbit service ecosystem DENVER, CO — June 29, 2022 — Astroscale U.S. Inc., (“Astroscale U.S.”), the U.S. unit of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in securing long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, announces Brett Silcox as director of government relations. Based in…

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Ball Aerospace Completes Critical Design Review of NOAA’s Space Weather Monitoring Satellite

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — June 14, 2022 — Ball Aerospace successfully completed critical design review (CDR) for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Space Weather Follow On-Lagrange 1 (SWFO-L1) spacecraft. Ball will now proceed with production, integration and test of the spacecraft. Expected to launch in 2025, SWFO-L1 will collect solar wind data and coronal…

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Hughes Announces Distribution Agreement with OneWeb Technologies

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Turnkey managed LEO services available now to DoD for single- and multi-transport SATCOM implementations worldwide Germantown, MD, April 5, 2022 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, today announced it signed a distribution agreement with OneWeb Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of OneWeb, to deliver managed…

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SpinLaunch and NASA Sign Space Act Agreement to Test Innovative Mass Accelerator Launch System

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NASA to fly payload with SpinLaunch’s mass accelerator to test launch characteristics of its low cost, high cadence launch system LONG BEACH, CA — April 6, 2022 — SpinLaunch has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA. Through this partnership, SpinLaunch will develop, integrate, and fly a NASA payload on the company’s Suborbital Accelerator Launch System…

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Australian Firms Team Up to Deliver High-Resolution Hyperspectral Earth Observation Microsatellites

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, USA, 5 April 2022 –LatConnect 60 (LC60), an Earth observation and data fusion company based in Perth, Australia, has signed an agreement to work with Gilmour Space Technologies in Queensland to build and launch the first microsatellite in a planned high-resolution hyperspectral imaging constellation. The smart satellites will be placed in 30-degree…

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