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Ball Aerospace-Built GMI Instrument Launches Aboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite

BOULDER, Colo. - The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI) successfully launched on NASA's GPM Core Observatory satellite from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan at 1:37 p.m. EST on Feb. 27, 2014. The satellite flew onboard an H-IIA launch vehicle. Built for NASA, Ball's GMI is a multi-channel, conical-scanning microwave radiometer that...

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Mini UV-AB Meter is suited to taking in-field measurements.
Light Meters

Mini UV-AB Meter is suited to taking in-field measurements.

With 290–390 nm wavelength and ranges of 3,999 Â-µW/cm² and 39.99 W/cm², M150 handheld environmental meter facilitates process of taking measurements in field. This 5.3 x 1.9 x 0.2 in. unit, weighing 2.8 oz, is powered by 2 AAA batteries, features 3 ¾ digit display, and delivers accuracy of ±4% +2 digits in sunlight (15% for other light sources). Features...

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Ball Aerospace's GMI Instrument Arrives in Japan Onboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite
Electrical Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Ball Aerospace's GMI Instrument Arrives in Japan Onboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite

BOULDER, Colo. –Â- A Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. instrument essential for a new era in precipitation measurements has arrived in Japan where it will launch aboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission. Ball's GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) is a multi-channel, conical-scanning, microwave radiometer that is part of an international satellite mission led by NASA and the...

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Handheld Solar Power Meter facilitates in-field measurements.
Miscellaneous Meters

Handheld Solar Power Meter facilitates in-field measurements.

Facilitating process of taking measurements while in field, M140 Mini Solar Power Meter hasÂ- 1,999 W/m² range, and 0.1 W/m² resolution, and typical accuracy within ±10 W/m² or ±5% (whichever is greater in sunlight). This 5.3 x 1.9 x 0.2 in. meter, powered by 2 AAA batteries, can relay readings in W/m² or...

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Imaging Equipment

Raytheon Awarded Contract for 3rd Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite

Key instrument for NOAA/NASA Joint Polar Satellite System to maintain continuity of weather monitoring data EL SEGUNDO, Calif.Â- – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract from NASA to develop a Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft. This is the third VIIRS unit Raytheon has...

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The Importance of Measuring Light Intensity and Color for LEDs.
Radiometers

The Importance of Measuring Light Intensity and Color for LEDs.

SPECTRAL EVOLUTION's PSR-3500 spectroradiometer with DARWin SP Data Acquisition software, allows you to measure light intensity and colorimetry. Lawrence, MA – LEDs are popular for a range of lighting applications from lights on machinery consoles, to emergency lighting, headlights on cars, and runway lights at airports. LEDs can provide brighter, longer lasting lights with more reliability and...

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Geological Services

Geosense Offers the SPECTRAL EVOLUTION PSR-3500 Portable Spectroradiometer. See It at PDAC 2013, in the GEOSENSE Booth #0942.

Looking for a full range spectroradiometer for geological remote sensing? Den- Using spectroradiometers in the field allows for the collection of data that can be applied to geological surveys, alteration zones mapping, mineral identification, and geomorphology applications. The SPECTRAL EVOLUTION PSR-3500 is the ideal field instrument for geological remote sensing applications. As a leading...

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Ball Aerospace OMPS Instrument Delivers 2012 Ozone Measurements
Communication Networks

Ball Aerospace OMPS Instrument Delivers 2012 Ozone Measurements

BOULDER, Colo. - Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.'s Ozone and Mapping Profiler Suite (OMPS) has made its first ozone measurements of the Antarctic ozone hole since launching aboard NASA's Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite on Oct. 28, 2011. According to NASA and NOAA, the 2012 satellite measurement map of the Antarctic ozone hole shows that it is the second-smallest in...

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Communication Networks

Ball Aerospace-Built OMPS Instrument Onboard NPP Satellite Returns First Data

BOULDER, Colo. - Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.'s Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) onboard the NPP satellite began collecting Earthview image science and solar calibration data on January 24, 2012. The OMPS data will provide information about the global distribution of ozone which will help determine if synthetic chemicals are affecting the Earth's climate and its habitability....

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OL Series 730E Radiometer/Photometer
Photometers

OL Series 730E Radiometer/Photometer

After many years of success and proven performance with our OL 730C, Gooch & Housego announces the release of the OL 730E Radiometer/Photometer. This newest model in the OL Series 730 line boasts a smaller footprint and reduced cost while providing similar research-grade precision and accuracy. The OL 730E has an internal preamplifier and a sensitivity of 1 X 10-14 amperes. It may be virtually...

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