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April 5th, 2017

On the 33rd Space Symposium Show Floor — Ball Aerospace Presents Innovations and Discoveries

For more than 60 years, Ball Aerospace has supported critical missions for national agencies such as the Department of Defense, NASA, NOAA and other US government and commercial entities. Ball is highlighting their discoveries and innovation at the 33rd annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, until April 6.
At this year's Symposium, Ball Aerospace leaders have already participated in...

  • Monday, April 3: Space, Cyber and IT: The Need for a Comprehensive Response [Classified]: Steve Smith, VP and General Manager, Systems Engineering Solutions
  • Monday, April 3: Space Generation Fusion Forum Career's Panel – Debra Facktor Lepore, VP and General Manager, Strategic Operations and Commercial Aerospace Business Unit
  • Tuesday, April 4: Space Warfighters Luncheon – hosted by Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace also participated in six Tech Track talks...

  • Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
    • “An Innovative, High Fidelity Approach to Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Data Simulation”
  • Big Ideas and Architectures
    • “Open Sourcing the Ball Aerospace COSMOS Command and Control System”
  • Earth Weather and Forecasting
    • “Emerging Earth Remote Sensing Instrument for Tropospheric Emissions Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO)”
    • “Satellite-based Global Wind Profiling to Improve Numerical Weather Prediction”
  • Space Technology Innovation
    • “Advanced On-Board Calibration of Space Systems Using a Carbon Nanotube Flat-Plate Blackbody”
    • “Frequency Comb Development for Ultra-precise Space Based Applications”

Debra Facktor Lepore, Ball Aerospace’s vice president and general manager, strategic operations and commercial aerospace business unit stated that from building instruments and spacecraft to integrating remote sensing and data analytics capabilities on commercial platforms, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.