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Ball Aerospace Celebrates 25 Years of Hubble Instrument Discoveries at 2015 Space Symposium

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BOULDER, Colo., April 9, 2015 –Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is highlighting 25 years of revolutionary science delivered by the Ball-built instruments on the Hubble Space Telescope at the 31st Annual Space Symposium, April 13-16 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Hubble launched April 24, 1990 with one Ball-built science instrument. Today, all five of Hubble’s optical science instruments are Ball-built. 

For the 31st Symposium, Ball is the sponsor of the Exhibit Pavilion where the world’s latest space technologies, products and services will be showcased. Visit Ball Aerospace at Booth #403.

Ball Aerospace leaders will participate in several Symposium panel discussions:

  • Steve Smith, Director of Programs, Systems Engineering Solutions: Industry Perspectives and Solutions, Cyber 1.5 Classified, Monday April 13, 10:35 a.m., Scitor Conference Center
  • Dave Kaufman, V.P., General Manager, National Defense: Acquisition Initiatives – Tailoring to Maintain Space Superiority, Space Classified, Wednesday April 14, 10:30 a.m., Scitor Conference Center
  • Debra Facktor Lepore, V.P., General Manager, Strategic Operations: Next Generation Space Leaders: Making Your Way to the Top, Wednesday April 14, 2:00 p.m., West Ballroom

Ball has a decades-long history of designing and building instruments that enable breakthrough science discoveries, give warfighters a tactical advantage and save lives with advanced weather forecasting technologies. For more information, visitwww.ballaerospace.com