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Spire to Launch 20-Satellite Weather Constellation This Year

[Via Satellite 01-29-2015] Spire, formerly known as Nanosatisfi, unveiled plans to launch and operate a constellation of 20 commercial weather SmallSats by the end of 2015. The satellites have already been manifested on different launch vehicles around the world and will use a technique known as Radio-Occultation (RO) to provide precise and accurate meteorological measurements [...]

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Ball Aerospace engineer integrates instruments onto JPSS 1

CERES and OMPS-N Instruments Integrated into JPSS 1

[Via Satellite 01-29-2015] Ball Aerospace & Technologies has integrated two of the five instruments scheduled to fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s (NOAA) next polar-orbiting weather satellite, the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) 1. The Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite-Nadir (OMPS-N), produced by Ball Aerospace, along with the Clouds and Earth’s Radiant Energy [...]

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Inuvik Satellite Station Facility in Inuvik, Canada

Swedish Space Corporation Expands Canadian Facility, Coverage

[Via Satellite 01-29-2015] The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) is increasing its capacity at the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility in Inuvik, Canada, with the addition of a new multi-mission antenna. The increasing customer demand for communication with polar-orbiting satellites, normally used for Earth observation and atmospheric monitoring, is driving the expansion. Inuvik’s location in Canada’s Northwest [...]

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Artist's rendition of the deployed CFOSAT spacecraft in orbit

China and France Bolster Agreement for Research Satellite

[Via Satellite 01-29-2015] CNES, the French space agency, and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) have signed an agreement to step up the schedule for the China-France Oceanography Satellite (CFOSAT) mission. This agreement ties into the broader contract signed by CNES and CNSA in March 2014 aimed at achieving closer cooperation between France and China [...]

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    Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS) program is seeking a highly motivated Satellite Controller (SATCON)to provide support to the JPSS CGS at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility (NSOF) in Suitland, Maryland. The JPSS CGS program is developing the next-generation of ...

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