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12-08-2017

CU Boulder solar instruments, experiments headed for space

A solar instrument package designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder to help monitor the planet’s climate is now set for launch Dec. 12 aboard a SpaceX rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

12-08-2017

Lockheed Martin continues to strengthen weather forecasting with second next-generation weather satellite

NOAA's GOES-S weather satellite arrives at NASA's Kennedy Space Center for launch preparation.

12-07-2017

NOAA satellite data illuminate oil production trends in Iraq and Syria

Between 2014 and 2016, it was taxation and extortion—not oil—that filled the coffers of the militant Islamic group ISIS, according to a new assessment that relied on NOAA satellite data.

11-30-2017

Lockheed Martin completes Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 satellite assembly and ships to environmental testing

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the major assembly of Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 and has shipped the communications satellite to its Sunnyvale, California facility to undergo critical environmental testing.

11-29-2017

Ball Aerospace wins major U.S. Air Force contract for next-gen weather satellite

Ball Aerospace has been selected by the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to deliver the next-generation operational environmental satellite system, Weather System Follow-on – Microwave (WSF-M), for the Department of Defense (DoD).

11-29-2017

EchoStar 105/SES-11 enters commercial service

Provides expanded Ku-band coverage of North America.

11-27-2017

On a production roll: Lockheed Martin assembles third U.S. Air Force GPS III satellite

Second GPS III satellite in thermal vacuum testing.

11-27-2017

Validating NASA’s next mission to Mars

The Lockheed Martin-built InSight Mars lander has completed thermal vacuum testing, preparing the spacecraft for the long journey to the Red Planet.

11-13-2017

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser® spacecraft conducts successful free-flight test

Test signals program moving towards orbital flight operations.