L3Harris Completes Final US Missile Defense Agency Satellite Design Milestone

• Completes Critical Design Review (CDR) in support of urgent missile-tracking architecture • Buying and building in tandem enabled rapid demonstration to respond to threats • Follows 2020 Missile Defense Agency prototype award L3Harris Technologies completed the final major design milestone on the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS) […]

Major Ocean-Observing Satellite – Copernicus Sentinel-6 – Goes Live!

Copernicus Sentinel 6

Following liftoff last November and more than six months spent carefully calibrating the most advanced mission dedicated to measuring sea-level rise, Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich is now operational – meaning that its data are available to climate researchers, ocean-weather forecasts and other data users.