News releases from Ball Aerospace
Ball is building the spacecraft for the Medium-class Explorer mission, which will probe the origin of the universe
Ball Aerospace Ships Ozone Mapping Instrument for Weather Satellite
October 07, 2020
The Ball-built instrument will be integrated onto NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System-2 weather satellite
Ball Aerospace President Rob Strain Joins Defense Innovation Board's Space Advisory Committee
October 05, 2020
Ball Aerospace President Rob Strain has been selected to serve as a subcommittee member on the Defense Innovation Board (DIB) Space Advisory Committee (SAC). As a member of the SAC, Strain will draw on...
Ball Aerospace Selected by NASA for Three Studies to Develop Future Sustainable Land Imaging Technologies
September 14, 2020
Ball Aerospace was selected by NASA to move forward with three studies to develop and demonstrate innovative Sustainable Land Imaging (SLI) technologies for potential use on future missions of the...
Ball Aerospace Completes Critical Design Review of Methane Monitoring Satellite's Flight System and Instrument
September 09, 2020
Ball Aerospace Selected for Space RCO Tactical Ground Command, Control and Communications Contract
August 26, 2020
Ball Aerospace, teamed with Booz Allen Hamilton, was awarded a contract by the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO) to serve as the prime system integrator for the SpRCO Ground Command, Control and...
Ball Aerospace Successfully Completes Airborne Flights of Small Instruments to Enable Future Landsat Missions
August 18, 2020
Ball Aerospace Selected by Defense Innovation Unit to Develop Prototype Antenna for U.S. Navy Ships
July 21, 2020
The antenna prototype will leverage Ball Aerospace's phased-array antenna capabilities for integration onto U.S. Navy guided missile destroyers
Ball Aerospace was selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for four, six-month study contracts that will inform mission, spacecraft and instrument concepts for future...
Ball Aerospace Conducts Critical Design Review for Space Force's Next-Gen Operational Weather Satellite
April 20, 2020
NASA's GUSTO balloon mission will map out large sections of the Milky Way galaxy and the nearby galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud
Ball Aerospace Completes MethaneSAT Preliminary Design Review
February 20, 2020
Ball Aerospace successfully completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the advanced spectrometer instrument for the MethaneSAT Flight System, a 350-kilogram satellite that will locate and measure...
The Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer instrument launched on board the Korea Aerospace Research Institute's GEO-KOMPSAT-2B satellite
Ball Aerospace's Dr. Gazarik Named AIAA Fellow
February 12, 2020
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has recognized Dr. Mike Gazarik, Ball Aerospace's vice president of Engineering, among its 2020 class of Fellows. AIAA confers the...
Ball Aerospace's Dr. Makenzie Lystrup Named AAAS Fellow
December 03, 2019
Dr. Makenzie Lystrup, vice president and general manager, Civil Space, Ball Aerospace, has been elected to the rank of Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Ball Aerospace Receives Award from American Meteorological Society
October 01, 2019
The award for outstanding services by a corporation highlights Ball's commitment to providing weather instruments and spacecraft for a weather ready nation
Ball Aerospace Delivers Earth Science Instrument for Landsat 9
September 27, 2019
Ball Aerospace and Microsoft Selected by Air Force to Demonstrate Cloud Processing Capabilities for LEO Satellite Constellations
September 17, 2019
Demonstration to show a processing capability of large, distributed constellations of small satellites providing data streams simultaneously, worldwide
Ball Aerospace Delivers Lens Assembly to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
September 12, 2019
The lens assembly built by Ball Aerospace will be incorporated into the camera portion of the telescope
Ball Aerospace Successfully Commissions Small Satellite, Begins On-Orbit Testing of Green Fuel
July 05, 2019
Ball Aerospace has been selected to continue work on the Space Evaluation and Analysis Capability (SEAC) testbed for the second phase of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Defense Advanced...
Ball Aerospace to Build Spacecraft for NASA's SPHEREx Mission
February 14, 2019
The Medium-class Explorer will probe the origin of the universe, evolution of galaxies and explore whether planets around stars could harbor life
Ball Aerospace Tests Electronically-Steered Antenna with Telesat's LEO Phase 1 Satellite, Streams Video
January 25, 2019
The first low latency broadband demonstration using a fully electronically-steered flat panel antenna over Telesat's Phase 1 low earth orbit (LEO) satellite
Ball Aerospace Delivers Pollution Monitoring Instrument to NASA
December 07, 2018
Ball Aerospace to Build Prototype Data Processing Framework for U.S. Air Force's FORGE Program
December 04, 2018
Prototype will visualize the time-critical processing performance in satellite ground systems, ensuring timely and reliable missile warnings, battlespace awareness and technical intelligence.
Ball Aerospace Team Receives NASA Group Achievement Recognition
November 13, 2018
Ball Aerospace recently received a Group Achievement Award from NASA's Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley, recognizing the company for the innovative solution that enabled the...