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2009-06-16 08:30:00

NASA is preparing for the launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-O (GOES-O) from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The GOES-O launch is targeted for June 26 during a launch window from 6:14 to 7:14 p.m. EDT. "Launching GOES-O will contribute the data needed for accurate NOAA forecasts for severe weather, including hurricanes that threaten at least 35 million Americans living in areas vulnerable to land-falling hurricanes," stated...

2009-05-28 08:20:00

Ground Segment Will Process and Distribute Satellite Images for Severe Weather Forecasts WASHINGTON and MELBOURNE, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a 10-year, potential $736 million contract to provide a complete, end-to-end solution for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite -- Series R Ground...

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2009-05-02 07:19:01

NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman of Redondo Beach, Calif., to support the design, manufacture, assembly, test and calibration of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System, or CERES, Flight Model 6 instrument. The cost-plus-award fee, incentive fee contract has a maximum value of $44.5 million over 10 years. Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems Sector will perform the work at its facility in Redondo Beach. The CERES instruments...

2009-04-03 13:17:23

The U.S. Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a $499 million satellite is ready to help predict hurricanes and pinpoint distress signals. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-O, is to be launched April 28 from Cape Canaveral, Fla., and will orbit 22,000 miles above the Earth, sending back images for the next decade, said Joe Schaefer, director of the administration's Storm Prediction Center. This is really exciting. Hopefully, we'll see marked improvements in our...

2009-03-23 11:24:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The NOAA-N Prime spacecraft, the final Polar Operational Environmental Satellite (POES) launched on Feb. 6, 2009, has completed a comprehensive 45-day on-orbit verification period. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) built NOAA-N Prime at its Space Systems Company Sunnyvale facility. The new satellite, designated NOAA-19 when it reached orbit, is the final spacecraft in the TIROS series. All have been designed and built for the National Aeronautics and...

2009-03-09 08:41:00

LANHAM, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Integral Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISYS), has been awarded a $1.1 million contract option to complete the modernization of the Polar Acquisition and Control Subsystem (PACS) command, control, and communications (C3) ground system for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). PACS, originally built and delivered by Integral Systems, Inc., has provided automated control of NOAA's polar satellite fleet for over 15 years. Under the...

2009-03-04 12:15:00

The U.S. space agency says its latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite is undergoing final testing prior to its scheduled launch April 28. The GOES-O satellite was developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Once in orbit it will be designated GOES-14 and NASA will transfer operational responsibility to NOAA. Officials said the GOES satellites continuously provide observations of 60 percent of the...

2009-03-03 14:20:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) developed by NASA for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), called GOES-O, arrived this morning by a C17 military cargo aircraft at the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility from the manufacturing plant in El Segundo, Calif. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The GOES-O satellite is targeted to launch April...

2009-02-11 07:00:00

GOES-R Will Predict Severe Weather at Unprecedented Speed and Accuracy MELBOURNE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, recently delivered its proposal for a total, end-to-end solution for the ground segment of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R) program. The ground segment provides receiving and...

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2009-02-08 11:40:00

The Delta II carrying NOAA-N Prime lifted off Feb. 6, 2009 at 2:22 a.m. Pacific time, 5:22 a.m. Eastern time from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The countdown proceeded smoothly throughout the night and early morning. Neither the spacecraft nor the United Launch Alliance Delta II launch vehicle experienced any technical issues, and the weather conditions remained favorable. The countdown and launch are managed by the NASA Launch Services Program office at...


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