Harris Corp. built the primary carbon observation sensor for Japan's Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite-2, launched in October on a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H2A rocket. Credit: JAXA artist's concept
An illustration of MethaneSAT, a small satellite designed to track methane emissions from human activities. The spacecraft's design is still under development. Credit: EDF
Erwin Hudson, Telesat LEO vice president, said companies are succeeding in developing the key technologies needed for new satellite constellations. Credit: Kate Patterson for SpaceNews
This is a screen shot showing European aircraft flights in Ball Aerospace's visual data repository, VizZen. Credit: Ball Aerospace
Peter Platzer, Spire chief executive, speaking at Satellite 2017. Credit: Kate Patterson for SpaceNews
A Ball Aerospace engineer adjusts the thermal insulation on NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission spacecraft bus following integration of the propulsion system. Credit: Ball Aerospace
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Orbital ATK JPSS
Michael Gazarik, right, joined NASA Administrator Charles Bolden during a Jan. 9 tour of the Bally Ribbon Mills factory in Pennsylvania. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Dave Kaufman. Credit: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Ball Aerospace Completes Construction of JPSS-1 Bus


In addition to the JPSS-1 bus, Ball is building one of the satellite’s five main sensors, the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite.

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Ball Aerospace Sends NASA Electric Demo Proposal


Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has submitted a mission concept study to NASA for demonstrating solar electric propulsion technologies in space, the Boulder, Colo.-based company said in a May 16 press release.

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Ball Aerospace Taps Emcore for Satellite Solar Arrays


Emcore Corp. of Albuquerque, N.M., said April 16 that it was awarded a $6 million contract by Ball Aerospace & Technologies to design, manufacture, test and deliver solar panels for a new classified spacecraft the Boulder, Colo.-based company is building.

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