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2014-10-20 08:21:05

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Systems Engineer Homero Gutierrez has been honored by the Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES*) professional society with its annual 2014 Experto Tecnico Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152902 The MAES Experto Tecnico Award recognizes individuals whose ideas become the basis for technological innovation, and who push the envelope of technical and professional achievement,...

2014-10-15 08:20:33

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141012/152200 The Department of Defense (DOD) Space Experiments Review Board...

2014-10-06 08:21:08

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Program Manager Allison Barto will receive the Women in Aerospace (WIA) Achievement Award for her outstanding contributions as Ball's program manager for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) program at the annual Women in Aerospace Awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 29. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141005/150344 The WIA award is given annually for noteworthy achievement or...

2014-09-19 08:20:30

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A more than 40-year employee of Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been selected to receive the NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal for outstanding contributions to a NASA mission. Marda Barthuli has been recognized for excellence in helping resolve a spacecraft anomaly and for the execution of engineering processes and configuration management for NASA's CloudSat mission....

2014-09-15 12:21:18

DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded five contracts by the General Services Administration (GSA) through the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/LA39163LOGO Ball's Systems Engineering Solutions business unit, Fairborn, Ohio, led the effort to secure these indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity five-year contracts, awarded August 20, 2014....

2014-09-10 16:20:53

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been selected by Laser Light(TM) Communications, LLC (Laser Light(TM)) to be its prime contractor for the first global, all-optical commercial satellite system. As customer demand for bandwidth grows, space-based laser communication provides a new way to move vast amounts of information around the globe efficiently and with greater resiliency....

2014-08-14 08:20:52

Satellite Launch Highlights Colorado as a Leading Aerospace State DENVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed today WorldView-3 Day in Colorado, in recognition of yesterday's launch of DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite, the first multi-payload, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. WorldView-3 is the first commercial satellite to feature high-resolution shortwave infrared bands that allow accurate...

2014-08-05 12:37:06

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133679 DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite was encapsulated within the rocket fairing by engineers on July 25, and the satellite is scheduled to launch on August 13 (11:30 a.m. PST)...

2014-07-23 20:20:44

College interns from United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., K-12 students to launch the largest rocket in Colorado CENTENNIAL, Colo. and BOULDER, Colo., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 students of all ages will put their rockets and payloads on display high above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, during the seventh annual Student Rocket Launch on Saturday, July 26. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/LA39163LOGO The launch will...

2014-07-10 12:21:10

BOULDER, Colo., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy Systems (CERES) instrument for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), the nation's next generation polar-orbiting satellite, arrived at Ball on Tuesday, June 17. Integration of the JPSS-1 satellite will begin later this year. The CERES instrument is key to the continuity of long-standing weather and climate measurements currently provided by the...


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