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Ready for launch, Ball Aerospace completes prep for JPSS-1 satellite

NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) is encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of a United Launch Alliance Delta II launch vehicle ready for lift off from Space Launch Complex-2W at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on November 14, 2017 at 1:47 a.m., PST. JPSS-1 is a collaborative effort between NOAA and NASA.


Harris Corporation completes development of fully digital navigation payload for future GPS III satellites

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has completed development of the company’s fully digital Mission Data Unit (MDU), which is at the heart of its navigation payload for Lockheed Martin’s GPS III satellites 11 and beyond.


Boeing missile defense team loads milestone missile into silo

United States missile defense strengthened to 44 interceptors.


Newest version of Raytheon's Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System is now operational

Program ready for Joint Polar Satellite System-1 launch.


CU Boulder team selected to build satellite to study ‘evaporating’ planets

A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has been selected to build a tiny orbiting satellite to study the evaporating atmospheres of gigantic “hot Jupiters” – distant gaseous planets orbiting scorchingly close to their parent stars.


CBS4: Education & Business Come Together 4 Colorado To Bridge The Skills Gap

Colorado has become a hub for advanced manufacturing. Nearly 6,000 companies are making products for a variety of businesses, including electronics, aerospace, and biomedical.


Ball Aerospace wins Aviation Week Program Excellence Award

Ball Aerospace has been awarded an Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for their work on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope cryogenic electronics system.


Ball-built, Next-Gen Weather Satellite JPSS-1 readies for launch

Ball Aerospace and the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) team is currently preparing NOAA's next-generation polar orbiting weather satellite for launch at 1:47 a.m., PST on Nov. 10, 2017.


CU Boulder breaks ground on new $82.5 million aerospace engineering building

The University of Colorado Boulder broke ground today on a new $82.5 million aerospace engineering building complete with an indoor flight environment for unmanned aircraft that will ensure the nationally ranked program continues to drive innovation into the future.


NASA selects United Launch Alliance reliable Atlas V Rocket to launch Landsat 9 mission

NASA’s Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch the Landsat 9 mission, the ninth in the satellite program providing the longest continuous global record of Earth’s surface