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ball aerospace

Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace manufactures spacecraft, components, and instruments for national defence, civil space and commercial space applications. It produces satellites and spacecraft, space-based instruments and sensors, tactical instruments and sensors, antennas and microwave systems, and aerospace technology and components. The company also provides engineering services, including prototyping, system design, and software development for ground, airborne and space systems. Ball Aerospace serves the government and commercial aerospace markets.

Contact details

Ball Aerospace
10 Longs Peak Drive
Broomfield, CO 80021

tel: +1 303-939-4000
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Ball Aerospace manufactures:

  • aeronautical satcoms antennas
  • tactical SOTM antennas
  • optical systems for astronomical observatories

In addition Ball Aerospace designs and manufactures satellite buses and complete spacecraft for:

  • Earth imaging
  • remote sensing
  • technology demonstration
  • astronomy

Ball Aerospace also designs and manufactures flight hardware for spacecraft including:

  • reflector antennas
  • optical, hyperspectral and multispectral imaging instruments
  • imaging detectors and focal plane array systems
  • LIDAR and LASER remote sensing instruments
  • spectrometers
  • radiometers
  • gimbals
  • star trackers
  • fast steering mirrors
  • mirror systems
  • command and data handling systems
  • attitude determination and control systems

Ball Aerospace also offers a range of services in support of spacecraft design, testing and manufacture including:

  • systems integration and test
  • EMC testing
  • thermal testing
  • inspection, testing and cleaning of optical components and systems
  • space qualified electronics manufacture