Tag Archives: Ball Aerospace

Ball Satellite Passes Thermal Tests

Ball Aerospace’s (NYSE: BLL) NPOESS Preparatory Project satellite came one step closer this week to NASA’s planned Oct. 25 launch date with the completion of thermal vacuum testing. The two-month process proved the satellite can function in space. “Given the fact that the U.S. has more severe weather than any …

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Where is Ball Aerospace’s Carol Lane Vacationing This Summer

Ball Aerospace’s Carol Lane spoke with GovCon Executive about her favorite vacation spot:  “Last summer, my daughter and I went to Canouan in the Grenadines, ” she said. “We were the only Americans staying at this particular resort. The temperature is generally not that different from the beaches around here, …

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Boeing Ships SBSS Satellite to Vandenberg for July Launch Date

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. have shipped the first Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) system satellite to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., where it will launch July 8. According to Boeing, “the SBSS space vehicle was shipped to Vandenberg after completing a final factory functional checkout. …

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