Joint Polar Satellite System-2 contract goes to Orbital ATK

by | Mar 27, 2015 | NASA, Satellites, Science, Seradata News | 0 comments

The construction order for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) spacecraft has been awarded by NASA to Orbital ATK with two more spacecraft in the series being held as options.  While NASA handles its construction and launch contracts, the JPSS-2 advanced weather satellite is really for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  The spacecraft will be launched in 2022.

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