The Air Force said the Navigation Technology Satellite-3 has passed a critical design review.
L3Harris has launched the first satellite of a remote sensing constellation.
L3Harris Technologies won four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contracts worth a combined $2.55 million for design studies of weather satellites, instruments and mission concepts.
Ball Aerospace won four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contracts worth a combined $2.32 million for weather satellite and instrument design studies.
The Wide Field of View satellite is scheduled to launch in August 2021.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded eight contracts with a combined total of nearly $4.5 million to companies developing mission concepts, spacecraft and instruments for the agency’s future Earth observation constellation.
The contracts are to develop and produce Protected Tactical Waveform-capable modems
L3Harris Technologies has redesigned its patented unfurlable mesh reflector antenna to meet growing demand from firms building satellites weighing roughly 180 to 1,000 kilograms.