Magazine about Aviation, engineering and technology

Tag: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

GOES-S Acoustics Test

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 ›

Lockheed Martin and ULA Encapsulate EchoStar XIX Satellite for Dec. 18 Launch

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 ›

Orbital ATK Technologies Help Launch Weather Forecasting Satellite

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 ›

Thales Alenia Space and SENER begin their business alliance in optical payloads for space missions

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 ›

Member of The Internet Defense League