The $19.6 billion budget for the GeoXO program, approved in December, covers six satellites, operations and support extending from 2022 to 2052.
Microsoft announced the private preview Nov. 17 of a new product, the Azure Orbital Software Development Kit, the latest move by the software giant to play an important role role in the rapidly evolving space sector.
The U.S. Space Force has ordered a second environmental satellite known as the Weather System Follow-on Microwave
NOAA is preparing to launch the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 on Nov. 1 from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
Ball Aerospace wins $176 million contract to build and operate 10 satellites for Space Development Agency
The Space Development Agency announced Oct. 4 it awarded Ball Aerospace a $176 million contract to build, operate and secure launch services for 10 experimental satellites.
Ball Aerospace and Seagate Technology Holdings are working together to develop and test high-capacity commercial data processing and storage devices for spaceflight applications.
Ball Aerospace and Raytheon Intelligence & Space will begin developing ocean color sensors for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s next generation of geostationary weather satellites under contracts announced May 26.
Microsoft is working with partners to identify commercial space applications for the latest software tools the tech giant has developed.