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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is a subsidiary of Ball Corporation. Ball Aerospace is a leader in design, development and manufacture of innovative aerospace systems. We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products that enable exciting missions.
Ball Aerospace is known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs. We were also a pioneer in the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing imaging systems and spacecraft that helped spawn a new market-driven demand for imagery.
Ball Aerospace has served as a technology innovator for defense and civilian government agencies, and commercial customers since 1956. The company’s unique history began at the dawn of the space age and is punctuated by a legacy of enabling many scientific ‘firsts.’
Solar pointing controls were Ball Brothers Research Corporation's first product line (photo circa 1959).
From the first all-sky survey in the infrared to the confirmation of the ozone hole, Ball Aerospace’s legacy is rooted in the ability to make what is thought to be technically impossible, possible.
We employ approximately 2,700 talented engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff.