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WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of NASA's Glory spacecraft from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California is currently planned for no earlier than Friday, Feb. 25 at 5:09 a.m. EST. Engineers from NASA and Orbital Sciences Corp.
The NASA National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) climate/weather satellite is undergoing flight environmental testing at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp's production and test facility in Boulder, Colo.
DENVER, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin team designing NASA and NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-series (GOES-R) weather satellite has successfully completed its system Preliminary Design Review, a major milestone in the program's development.
The GOES series of satellites keep an eye on the weather happening over the continental US and eastern Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and had a busy time with wild weather in 2010.
More than a dozen Near Earth Network engineers and support personnel from NASAâ€™s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, and Wallops Flight Facility in Va, will be packing their bags and spending their holidays far away from their families at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for the austral summer.
A contract has been signed that will allow the work to start on a new generation of weather satellites for Europe.
Since its latest series of deadly eruptions, Javaâ€™s Mt Merapi has been spewing volcanic ash clouds into the air.
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded a sole source contract for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) spacecraft to Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Boulder, Colo.
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