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Scientists are exploring a number of starshade approaches to characterize exoplanets.
Ball is leading a team to test the performance of a new, green spacecraft fuel.
Ball upgrades the Royal Australian Air Force/Airbus fleet of C-130J aircraft in record time
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Ball Aerospace and XTAR Demonstrate High-Throughput ISR Service for Air Force on First X-band Hatch-Mounted Flat Panel Antenna
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When you choose a Ball electro-optical instrument, you’ll get some of the most accurate data available. Our hyperspectral and multispectral instruments span the electromagnetic spectrum and provide a wide range of data that usually exceeds our customers’ expectations. We do it by using innovative, fixed price contract vehicles for commercial space and U.S. government customers.
Our dedicated Detector Technology Center fabricates custom detectors and focal plane array systems that are central to the instruments we built for pioneering space science missions like Kepler/K2, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS), now flying on NASA’s Suomi-NPP weather satellite.
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We offer high-performance tactical electro-optical cameras for unmanned aerial systems, fixed and rotary-wing aircraft and U.S. Navy ships. Our product line of single and multi-band cameras includes both day and night imaging capability, with a variety of sensing technologies and image formats. Our long range, multi-sensor, modular electro-optical systems provide actionable intelligence for maritime operations.
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Our line of tactical cameras offer superior quality, reliability and high performance
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Sensor and focal plane experts use the most advanced technology. processes & facilities
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