Tag: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed assembly of NOAA‘s GOES-S weather satellite and is now beginning critical mechanical and environmental testing of the spacecraft. GOES-S is the second of four next-generation geostationary weather satellites called the GOES-R series, and will provide a major improvement in our nation’s weather observation capabilities leading to more accurate and… Read More ›
The EchoStar XIX satellite has been encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing. It is scheduled to launch Dec. 18 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 431 rocket contracted through Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Commercial Launch Services. For encapsulation, EchoStar XIX was connected to an adapter and then enclosed in the four-meter fairing or… Read More ›
Company’s Flight, Defense and Space Technologies Support Launch of NOAA-NASA GOES-R Satellite Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, provided critical hardware for the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V vehicle and NASA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R), a first-of-its-kind NASA weather satellite launched Saturday, November 19 from Cape… Read More ›
Pioneering industrial agreement in the Spanish space sector, with a commitment by the two companies to make a joint investment. The engineering and technology group SENER and Thales Alenia Space start effectively their pioneering agreement to execute a joint business plan that will lead the Spanish industry in the development of optical payloads for space… Read More ›
Lockheed Martin Team Passes Pre-Environmental Review for Solar Ultraviolet Imager for Goes-R Satellite Series.
The Lockheed Martin team, awarded a contract by NASA in 2007 to design and build the Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-R Series, has met the requirements of a Pre-Environmental Review (PER). The review was held in November at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Palo… Read More ›