Missions

SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Encapsulated For Launch

January 10, 2017 – The U.S. Air Force’s next Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin, was encapsulated on January 7 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it will launch on January 19 aboard…

Mimas’ Mountain

January 9, 2017 – Shadows cast across Mimas’ defining feature, Herschel Crater, provide an indication of the size of the crater’s towering walls and central peak. Named after the icy moon’s discoverer, astronomer William Herschel, the crater stretches 86 miles…