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LATEST NEWS: First Ball-built Mirror Installed on NASA's Webb Space Telescope


Space-based Instruments/Sensors

Satellite Image

Learn more about space-based instruments and sensors capabilities in these exciting programs: Hubble Space Telescope, James Webb Space Telescope, HiRISE and CALIPSO.


Program Profile: New Horizons Ralph

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The New Horizons spacecraft with Ball’s Ralph imager successfully made the first-ever flyby of Pluto and its moons on July 14, 2015 to give us an historic view of the mysterious planet.


JPSS-1: BCP 2000


The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), the next U.S. polar-orbiting environmental satellite, promises to deliver the most advanced weather technology to forecasters. The spacecraft is part of the BCP family.