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Apr 27, 2015, 07:05 ET
The Ball Aerospace Joint Polar Satellite-1 being built for NOAA and NASA now hosts four of five instruments. The instruments will fly onboard the nation's next polar-orbiting weather satellite which is moving toward environmental testing by early 2016 with on-time delivery scheduled for late 2016, followed by launch scheduled for no later than the second quarter of 2017.

Nation's Next Polar-orbiting Weather Satellite Heads Toward Finish Line for Instrument Integration

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has integrated four of the five complex instruments that will fly onboard the nation's next...

Apr 21, 2015, 07:22 ET
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Ball Aerospace Hubble Space Telescope Science Instruments Shine a Light on the Universe's Origins for 25 Years

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, with seven instruments built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., celebrates 25 years of dramatic...

Apr 17, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Ball Aerospace Earns Third Consecutive Boeing Supplier Award for High Performance Avionics

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been chosen as a Supplier of the Year for avionics performance three years in a row by The Boeing...

Apr 02, 2015, 11:44 ET
The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission Core Satellite's Microwave Imager (GMI) built by Ball Aerospace is on track to become the best calibrated radiometer in the GPM constellation. After performing flawlessly in its first year on orbit, GMI is setting the gold standard as the most accurately calibrated radiometer in the twelve-satellite GPM constellation.

Ball Aerospace Instrument Setting Gold Standard for Accuracy on Global Precipitation Measurement Mission

The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission Core Satellite's Microwave Imager (GMI) built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. under...

Apr 01, 2015, 07:05 ET
The Ball Aerospace GEMS instrument has achieved a major milestone. The Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer air quality sensor being built for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute under South Korea's National Institute of Environmental Research in the Ministry of Environment has passed its critical design review. GEMS is a scanning ultraviolet-visible instrument designed to monitor trans-boundary pollution events for the Korean peninsula and Asia-Pacific region. It will be the first air quality sensor in geostationary orbit.

Ball Aerospace GEMS Instrument Passes Critical Design Review

 The Ball Aerospace air quality sensor being built for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) under South Korea's National Institute of...

Mar 23, 2015, 17:21 ET
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been recognized for its role on the Kepler mission as part of a team award from the National Air and Space Museum. The annual trophy recognizes both past and present achievements involving the management or execution of a scientific or technological project.Established in 1985, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum presents its annual trophy to recognize both past and present achievements involving the management or execution of a scientific or technological project, a distinguished career of service in air and space technology,

Kepler Mission Team Awarded Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Trophy

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been recognized for its role in confirming the age-old hope that planets and planetary systems are...

Feb 03, 2015, 14:59 ET
The Ball Aerospace-built radiometer for the NASA/NOAA Deep Space Climate Observatory mission is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral on February 8. The mission is designed to provide solar wind monitoring and forecasting and to aid scientists in measuring the energy exchange between the earth and sun.

Ball Aerospace Advanced Radiometer for NIST to Fly on DSCOVR Mission

 A Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. instrument aboard a mission designed to measure the irradiance from Earth's sunlit face is scheduled...

Jan 29, 2015, 07:03 ET
A Ball Aerospace technician prepares to integrate the Ozone Mapping Profiler Suite (OMPS) to the Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft.  OMPS and the Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System are the first two of five instruments to be integrated to JPSS-1, the nation's next polar-orbiting weather satellite for NOAA and NASA, scheduled to launch in 2017.

Ball Aerospace Integrates Two of Five Instruments for JPSS-1

 Two of the five instruments scheduled to fly on the nation's next polar-orbiting weather satellite, NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System -1,...

Jan 22, 2015, 12:06 ET
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has hired Michael Gazarik as Director for its Office of Technology on the Boulder campus effective March 2. Dr. Gazarik will lead the alignment of Ball's technology development resources with business development and growth strategies.

Ball Aerospace Names Michael Gazarik as Technology Director

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has hired Michael Gazarik as Director for its Office of Technology on the Boulder campus effective...

Jan 05, 2015, 11:00 ET
AIAA names Ball Aerospace Employees John Troeltzsch and Christopher Zeller as Associate Fellows

Ball Aerospace Employees Named Associate Fellows by AIAA

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. employees John Troeltzsch and Christopher Zeller have been selected as associate fellows of the...

Nov 21, 2014, 11:56 ET
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is providing the phased array antennas and flight test cameras to prime contractor Lockheed Martin for Orion's Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), which is an unmanned test flight scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida on December 4. The Orion phased array antenna design leverages dozens of Ball phased array designs delivered for space, airborne, ground and marine applications.

Ball Aerospace Equips Lockheed Martin's Inaugural Orion Mission with Key Avionics and Antenna Hardware

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is providing the phased array antennas and flight test cameras to prime contractor Lockheed Martin for...

Nov 18, 2014, 17:29 ET
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Ball Aerospace Honored by NASA and U.S. Department of Interior with Pecora Award for OLI Imaging Instrument Aboard Landsat 8

 NASA and the U.S. Department of the Interior have recognized the Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. imaging instrument on Landsat 8 for...

Oct 20, 2014, 07:02 ET
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Systems Engineer Homero Gutierrez has been honored by the Latinos in Science and Engineering professional society with its annual 2014 Experto T?cnico Award. A Ball employee since 1999, Gutierrez works on control system design, modeling and analysis for pointing systems within the company's Tactical Solutions business unit.

Ball Aerospace's Homero Gutierrez Honored by Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES)

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Systems Engineer Homero Gutierrez has been honored by the Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES*)...

Oct 15, 2014, 07:00 ET
The NASA and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) will fly three Defense Department experimental hosted payloads when it launches in 2016. GPIM's mission will validate a non-toxic fuel for future satellite missions, which could replace hydrazine and provide additional performance benefits.

Ball Aerospace Green Propellant Infusion Mission to Host Three Defense Department Space Experiments

 The NASA and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) will fly three Defense Department experimental...

Oct 06, 2014, 07:03 ET
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Program Manager Allison Barto will receive the Women in Aerospace Achievement Award for her outstanding contributions as Ball's program manager for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope program at the annual Women in Aerospace Awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (PRNewsFoto/Ball Aerospace & Technologies)

Ball Aerospace's Allison Barto Honored by Women in Aerospace

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Program Manager Allison Barto will receive the Women in Aerospace (WIA) Achievement Award for her...

Sep 19, 2014, 07:00 ET
NASA's Charles Elachi, Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and John Grunsfeld, NASA's Associate Administrator for Science Mission Directorate congratulate Ball Aerospace's Marda Barthuli on her NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal for work on the CloudSat mission. (PRNewsFoto/Ball Aerospace & Technologies...)

Ball Aerospace's Marda Barthuli Receives NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal

 A more than 40-year employee of Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been selected to receive the NASA Exceptional Public Service...

Sep 15, 2014, 12:29 ET
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Ball Aerospace Wins Five General Services Administration Prime Contracts

 Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded five contracts by the General Services Administration (GSA) through the One...

Sep 10, 2014, 17:04 ET
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Ball Aerospace Selected to Prime First Commercial Laser Communications Satellite Fleet

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been selected by Laser Light™ Communications, LLC (Laser Light™) to be its prime contractor...

Aug 05, 2014, 13:32 ET
The Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe, Exelis and Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services team have successfully moved one step closer to launching the next-generation WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing satellite.  Scheduled to launch on August 13, the WorldView-3 satellite was encapsulated within the rocket fairing on July 25. The payload fairing assembly is now at the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch pad and mated to the 57-meter tall Lockheed Martin Atlas V launch vehicle awaiting launch. (PRNewsFoto/Ball Aerospace & Technologies)

WorldView-3 Remote Sensing Spacecraft Ready for Launch

 The Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe, Exelis and Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services team have successfully moved one step closer to...

Jul 23, 2014, 20:02 ET
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Students to Launch the Future of Colorado Aerospace on Saturday, July 26

 More than 100 students of all ages will put their rockets and payloads on display high above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, during the...