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Does this set the record for the earliest start of a launch thread?  ;D

Ball Aerospace completes the primary structure for JPSS-1, a follow-on in a series of next generation weather satellites. JPSS-1 is scheduled for launch in early 2017. http://www.ballaerospace.com/page.jsp?page=30&id=555
« Last Edit: 11/16/2017 03:08 PM by Galactic Penguin SST »
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #1 on: 12/07/2013 04:57 PM »
Does this set the record for the earliest start of a launch thread?  ;D

Ball Aerospace completes the primary structure for JPSS-1, a follow-on in a series of next generation weather satellites. JPSS-1 is scheduled for launch in early 2017. http://www.ballaerospace.com/page.jsp?page=30&id=555

I was not expecting to see this thread.

There's talk of building and flying a stripped down "gap-filler" satellite before JPSS-1.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #2 on: 12/07/2013 08:52 PM »
Does this set the record for the earliest start of a launch thread?  ;D

Ball Aerospace completes the primary structure for JPSS-1, a follow-on in a series of next generation weather satellites. JPSS-1 is scheduled for launch in early 2017. http://www.ballaerospace.com/page.jsp?page=30&id=555

I was not expecting to see this thread.

There's talk of building and flying a stripped down "gap-filler" satellite before JPSS-1.
According to the US Launch Schedule maintained on NSF Forums by Salo, that would be this SC
November 15 2016 - JPSS Free Flyer 1 (TSIS-1) - Falcon 9 v1.1 (TBD) - Vandenberg

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #3 on: 12/08/2013 03:26 PM »
Does this set the record for the earliest start of a launch thread?  ;D

Ball Aerospace completes the primary structure for JPSS-1, a follow-on in a series of next generation weather satellites. JPSS-1 is scheduled for launch in early 2017. http://www.ballaerospace.com/page.jsp?page=30&id=555

I was not expecting to see this thread.

There's talk of building and flying a stripped down "gap-filler" satellite before JPSS-1.
According to the US Launch Schedule maintained on NSF Forums by Salo, that would be this SC
November 15 2016 - JPSS Free Flyer 1 (TSIS-1) - Falcon 9 v1.1 (TBD) - Vandenberg

Where do you think I got the launch date for the thread heading?  I tried to find the latest one but if I failed I can correct the date.
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #4 on: 12/08/2013 07:04 PM »
Does this set the record for the earliest start of a launch thread?  ;D

Ball Aerospace completes the primary structure for JPSS-1, a follow-on in a series of next generation weather satellites. JPSS-1 is scheduled for launch in early 2017. http://www.ballaerospace.com/page.jsp?page=30&id=555

I was not expecting to see this thread.

There's talk of building and flying a stripped down "gap-filler" satellite before JPSS-1.
According to the US Launch Schedule maintained on NSF Forums by Salo, that would be this SC
November 15 2016 - JPSS Free Flyer 1 (TSIS-1) - Falcon 9 v1.1 (TBD) - Vandenberg

Sorry, my post was very unclear.

As you point out, JPSS FF1 is schedule for 2016. Free Flyer 1 is to carry a climate instrument as well as SAR and data relay payloads.

The drawn out nature of JPSS development and the small number of satellites has led an independent reviewer to suggest NOAA build an additional "gap filler" satellite, which they confusingly also refer to as a free flyer. This gap filler satellite would include just the two most critical weather instruments and -ideally- launch before JPSS-1 to cover the gap between S-NPP nominal end of life and JPSS-1 launch. This satellite would also provide coverage if JPSS-1 failed.

Even if the proposed gap filler is built, it's unlikely to launch before JPSS-1 because the instruments will probably barely be ready for JPSS in 2017.

http://www.spacepolicyonline.com/news/tom-young-irt-report-to-noaa-urgent-need-for-jpss-gap-filler

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #5 on: 12/10/2013 01:58 PM »
Does this set the record for the earliest start of a launch thread?  ;D

Ball Aerospace completes the primary structure for JPSS-1, a follow-on in a series of next generation weather satellites. JPSS-1 is scheduled for launch in early 2017. http://www.ballaerospace.com/page.jsp?page=30&id=555

I was not expecting to see this thread.

There's talk of building and flying a stripped down "gap-filler" satellite before JPSS-1.


We're furiously working on JPSS-1.  I'm burning weekends and long shifts, as are many of my colleagues.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #6 on: 12/11/2013 07:39 PM »
Don't get me wrong... big respect for you all.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #7 on: 10/10/2014 02:02 AM »
https://www.facebook.com/ballaerospace/photos/a.121016184586552.14371.121001797921324/820336367987860/?type=1&theater

The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), aka JPSS-1, is taking shape in Boulder, CO. Recently, Ball Aerospace technicians lowered the JPSS-1 spacecraft bus over the propulsion tank prior to final integration with the propulsion module. The satellite is being built for NASA Goddard and NOAA Satellite and Information Service.
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #8 on: 12/16/2014 07:10 PM »
CERES Integration

Published on Dec 16, 2014
A Ball technician inspects the CERES instrument prior to the lift harness being attached. The instrument is then moved alongside the spacecraft where it is lifted above the JPSS-1 spacecraft and lowered into place. Once the instrument is secured to the spacecraft, the lift fixture is removed from the CERES instrument. The final shot shows the CERES instrument with its purge cover attached.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #9 on: 04/24/2015 10:39 PM »
BUMP:

Orbital ATK GEM-40 SRMs have arrived at VAFB and are now in on site storage awaiting ULA DII Stage 1 arrival, Processing and erection onto the SLC-2W Launch Mount.

Since this website (http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/) is no longer updated and to voice my frustration with the individuals who are no longer progressing on the Gallery's transition and my annoyance with Flickr, pics can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasakennedy/sets/72157651187848052/

If anyone knows the link to the new alternate web portal that is replacing the Kennedy Media Gallery please enlighten me and others by replying to my post with the link. If I get the new link I will resume posting images here.
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #10 on: 04/24/2015 11:08 PM »
BUMP:

Orbital ATK GEM-40 SRMs have arrived at VAFB and are now in on site storage awaiting ULA DII Stage 1 arrival, Processing and erection onto the SLC-2W Launch Mount.

Since this website (http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/) is no longer updated and to voice my frustration with the individuals who are no longer progressing on the Gallery's transition and my annoyance with Flickr, pics can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasakennedy/sets/72157651187848052/

If anyone knows the link to the new alternate web portal that is replacing the Kennedy Media Gallery please enlighten me and others by replying to my post with the link. If I get the new link I will resume posting images here.
I was wondering if these could be the final GEM-40 motors, but I'm not sure if the IceSat 2 launch might follow JPSS 1. 

I agree with your Flickr complaint.  Mediaarchive was easier to use, though Flickr still provides access to the same high resolution images.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #11 on: 03/03/2016 03:40 PM »
JPSS-1
January 20 2017- JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C - Vandenberg SLC-2W (or NET November 15, 2016)


Schedule?
2017 - Everything Old is New Again.
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #12 on: 03/04/2016 07:21 PM »
BUMP:

Orbital ATK GEM-40 SRMs have arrived at VAFB and are now in on site storage awaiting ULA DII Stage 1 arrival, Processing and erection onto the SLC-2W Launch Mount.

Since this website (http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/) is no longer updated and to voice my frustration with the individuals who are no longer progressing on the Gallery's transition and my annoyance with Flickr, pics can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasakennedy/sets/72157651187848052/

If anyone knows the link to the new alternate web portal that is replacing the Kennedy Media Gallery please enlighten me and others by replying to my post with the link. If I get the new link I will resume posting images here.
I was wondering if these could be the final GEM-40 motors, but I'm not sure if the IceSat 2 launch might follow JPSS 1. 

I agree with your Flickr complaint.  Mediaarchive was easier to use, though Flickr still provides access to the same high resolution images.

 - Ed Kyle
there will be some unflown ones as they were batch ordered. Now that the fifth DII did not get a mission and may be built into a structural display after its parts are used as spares. Originally JPSS-2 was to fly on DII before the manufacturer of JPSS-2 was changed which resulted in a change of launcher. The 9 SRM casings were already completed before the DII flight cancelation. That is what I am aware of to date since manufaturing for the two JPSS flights started shortly after NPP launched.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #13 on: 04/27/2016 06:34 AM »
Rocket arrived at VAFB.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #14 on: 04/27/2016 07:02 AM »
How many viable Delta II's left? Is this the very last planned launch of this legendary launcher or the penultimate?
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #15 on: 04/27/2016 07:05 AM »
There's one more Delta II carrying ICESat 2 in 2017. There's also enough parts for another Delta II, but ULA has not been able to find a buyer for it.
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #16 on: 04/27/2016 01:41 PM »
There's one more Delta II carrying ICESat 2 in 2017. There's also enough parts for another Delta II, but ULA has not been able to find a buyer for it.

Could the last unbuilt Delta II be assembled for a museum display like the Titan IVB?
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #17 on: 04/27/2016 09:09 PM »
Here's the full album of new processing pictures. Lots of good pictures that give a great sense of scale. I'm always amazed by how comparatively small Delta II is.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasakennedy/sets/72157667558911056
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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #18 on: 04/27/2016 10:33 PM »
There's one more Delta II carrying ICESat 2 in 2017. There's also enough parts for another Delta II, but ULA has not been able to find a buyer for it.

Could the last unbuilt Delta II be assembled for a museum display like the Titan IVB?
the manufacturing equipment was pulled off the floor when the last first stage booster was completed.

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Re: JPSS-1 - Delta II 7920-10C Jun 2017
« Reply #19 on: 04/27/2016 11:12 PM »
There's one more Delta II carrying ICESat 2 in 2017. There's also enough parts for another Delta II, but ULA has not been able to find a buyer for it.

Could the last unbuilt Delta II be assembled for a museum display like the Titan IVB?
the manufacturing equipment was pulled off the floor when the last first stage booster was completed.

Does that mean the last unbuilt Delta II is scrapped?
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