Solution: Monitoring

NOAA/NASA JPSS-1 SATELLITE

NOAA/NASA JPSS-1 SATELLITE SLS worked with the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) to deploy a lightning and transient monitoring system to support continuous lightning surveillance during the pre-launch and launch phases of the $655.5 million JPSS-1 mission (Joint Polar Satellite System).  The JPSS-1 mission was based at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. SLS provided …

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NOAA/NASA GOES-S SATELLITE

NOAA/NASA GOES-S SATELLITE SLS engineers worked with the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) to deploy a Jupiter Portable Lightning Instrumentation (PLI) System within the Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 41. During pre-launch operations, the PLI measured electromagnetic fields immediately adjacent to the GOES-S spacecraft in addition to transient currents on …

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NASA MOBILE LAUNCHER LIGHTNING INSTRUMENTATION

NASA MOBILE LAUNCHER LIGHTNING INSTRUMENTATION SLS engineers helped design and test the instrumentation, sensors, and mechanical hardware that were used to construct the lightning monitoring systems on NASA’s Mobile Launch Tower. The Mobile Launch Tower will provide ground support equipment and services for the Space Launch System rocket during pre-launch and launch operations. Categories News …

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NASA ICON SATELLITE

NASA ICON SATELLITE NASA’s ICON payload, carrying an array of instruments to collect images of the ionosphere and measure characteristics of the space environment, departed from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip in early November aboard a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL air-launched vehicle.  The Pegasus XL vehicle is ferried to an altitude of …

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NASA ICESAT-2 SATELLITE

NASA ICESAT-2 SATELLITE SLS worked with the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) to deploy a lightning and transient monitoring system to support continuous lightning surveillance during the pre-launch and launch phases of the $1 billion ICESat-2 mission at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.  SLS provided a rack-mount Jupiter TMS (Transient Monitoring System) in addition …

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CCAFS LAUNCH COMPLEX 46 (MINOTAUR IV)

CCAFS LAUNCH COMPLEX 46 (MINOTAUR IV) SLS was tasked by Space Florida and Orbital ATK to provide precision lightning and transient monitoring for the Minotaur IV rocket and ORS-5 payload in the weeks leading up to the launch from Launch Complex 46 (LC-46) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.  SLS deployed a series of custom …

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