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How to catch a ride to the sky

How to catch a ride to the sky

Another Year Of The Ball Intern Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) Payload Project For The Books

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First Images from James Webb Space Telescope

First Images from James Webb Space Telescope

Technology designed and built by Ball Aerospace enables NASA’s Webb Telescope to capture first images of unseen universe.

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Take Our Kids to Work Day affirms Ball’s commitment to STEM

Take Our Kids to Work Day affirms Ball’s commitment to STEM

Take Our Kids to Work Day is a national event that Ball Aerospace introduced as an annual company event in 2002.

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Bringing Together the Needs of Military and Commercial Users Could Finally Unlock the Market for Electronically Steerable Antennas

Bringing Together the Needs of Military and Commercial Users Could Finally Unlock the Market for Electronically Steerable Antennas

New architectures developed by Ball Aerospace leverage the overlapping interests and investments of government and commercial markets to unlock the full potential of ESA-based satellite communications and significantly accelerate its growth.

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Celebrating Women Shaping Our Future

Celebrating Women Shaping Our Future

For Women’s History Month we honor trailblazers who have made an impact on the Aerospace industry.

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 Engineering for the future to make a difference

Engineering for the future to make a difference

Ball Aerospace is proud to celebrate our engineers, technical professionals and scientists who support our missions.

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What was it like to work on the next great space observatory?

What was it like to work on the next great space observatory?

After years of developing new technologies, innovative designs and groundbreaking engineering, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) launched from French Guiana on December 25, 2021.
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Ball Aerospace IXPE Team has High Hopes for the Small Explorer

Ball Aerospace IXPE Team has High Hopes for the Small Explorer

Delivered by Ball Aerospace to Cape Canaveral, Fla. in early November, NASA’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) is scheduled to launch early December 9 from Kennedy Space Center.

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Home Automation for the Battlefield

Home Automation for the Battlefield

The collection, processing and integration of data within our daily lives is evolving so quickly it can be difficult to keep up. The government and military now turning to private industry to innovate at the speed of business, remain relevant and stay ahead in a highly competitive marketplace of great power competition.
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Ball at the Forefront of Onboard Processing With New AFRL Work

Ball at the Forefront of Onboard Processing With New AFRL Work

Ball Aerospace, together with the Air Force Research Laboratory, is exploring how to use state-of-the-art commercial electronics to enable “smart satellites” to process data in space – a key enabler for next-gen missions.
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Digital Engineering – A New Era

Digital Engineering – A New Era

The Aerospace & Defense (A&D) industry is a rapidly evolving landscape, constantly seeking the latest and greatest technology or capability to propel our industry forward.
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CloudSat & CALIPSO – 15 Years of Critical Climate Science

CloudSat & CALIPSO – 15 Years of Critical Climate Science

Both satellites have been major contributors in understanding the processes that have major influence on climate (clouds, aerosols, phytoplankton/ice) and even weather models.
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How Ball Aerospace Engineers Imagine Tomorrow

How Ball Aerospace Engineers Imagine Tomorrow

This #EngineersWeek we celebrate our people who are powered by endless curiosity to create solutions and new ways of thinking that propel our progress forward and make our dreams a reality.
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