JPSS-1 delivered to orbit during second Delta II mission in 2017.

United Launch Alliance managed to launch Delta II with JPSS-1 from Vandenberg Air Force Base during third trial. First NOAA next generation weather satellite should be launched earlier this week but ULA twice was forced to postpone this mission. First time due the boats in the safety zone around Vandenberg and second time due the strong […]

Delta-2 and Flacon-9 catch another days of delay

Two reputable launch service providers are still suffering for minor problems with launching their vehicles what resultsg with another days of delay. United Launch Alliance with their Delta-2 rocket should deliver JPSS-1 weather satellite for NOAA on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Unfortunately this time rocket was not launched again. Strong winds at SLC-2W at Vandenberg […]

JPSS-1 weather satellite delayed for at least four days

United Launch Alliance informed about postponing the launch of Delta II rocket with JPSS-1 satellite for at least four days. According to ULA reason for delaying launch of Delta II is problem with faulty battery of JPSS-1 satellite. It was decided yesterday to replace battery and specialists from Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. managed to […]

Delta 2 under preparations before launch Vandenberg Air Force Base

Delta 2 rocket soon will pass through encapsulation process with JPSS-1 satellite. Latest weather satellite designed and manufactured for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration soon will be encapsulated under Delta 2 payload fairing at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Satellite was already raised on special elevator to reach second stage of Delta 2 last Tuesday at Space Launch […]

Joint Polar Satellite System, JPSS-1 arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base

JPSS-1 arrived inside special container towed by lorry to Vandenberg Air Force Base from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. facility in Boulder, Colorado. New weather satellite will be launched in November 2017. Launch of the first satellite of new weather monitoring system called Joint Polar Satellite System is planned for 09:49 UTC on November 10th, 2017. Delta […]