March 7, 2017
BOULDER, Colo.- Ball Aerospace and Spire Global, Inc. are collaborating on a program on behalf of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to improve Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) in the Arctic. Together, Ball and Spire are developing a data collection and analysis platform that monitors maritime traffic in the Arctic, which will enable improved awareness of
September 8, 2016
BOULDER, Colo.,- SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has named Jim Oschmann, Ball Aerospace's vice president and general manager, Civil Space, as the 2017 SPIE vice president. This is a position which will transition to president-elect in 2018 and SPIE president in 2019. Oschmann was chosen by a nominating committee and elected by SPIE's
May 16, 2016
BOULDER, Colorado, May 16, 2016 – Ball Aerospace introduces its new branding and tagline to geospatial intelligence customers during this year’s USGIF GEOINT Symposium at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, May 15-18. Ball’s dynamic new look unveils a tagline that embodies the full scope of what Ball does for
February 24, 2016
CHANTILLY, Va. – Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed a transaction with OGSystems, LLC and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to transfer responsibility for the TASER prime contract to Ball Aerospace. The TASER (Total Application Services Enterprise Requirements) program provides high-end mission analysis, systems and software engineering, integration and IT services, for the NGA.
July 2, 2015
BOULDER, Colo., July 2,2015 — Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has powered on the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) satellite for the first time. The JPSS-1 is the nation's next polar-orbiting, environmental satellite, scheduled to launch in 2017. Powering on of the satellite is a key milestone to delivery. Following powering on, the satellite performed
April 29, 2015
BOULDER, Colo., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has integrated four of the five complex instruments that will fly onboard the nation's next polar-orbiting weather satellite and is moving toward environmental testing by early 2016 with on-time delivery scheduled for late 2016, followed by launch scheduled for no later than the second
February 24, 2015
Feb.24, 2015 — The QuickBird satellite designed and built by Ball Aerospace for DigitalGlobe de-orbited successfully last month after making 70,000 trips around the Earth during its more than 13 years on orbit. QuickBird, which far exceeded its five-year design life, provided the highest resolution Earth imagery that was commercially available when it launched in
November 11, 2014
OmniEarth is partnering with Ball Aerospace for a planned constellation of 18 Earth observation satellites, according to an interview published by Forbes last week.