Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

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Name: Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Weather satellite SCA momentous for 50 OG commander

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel The 50th Operations Group accepted satellite control authority of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight-19 satellite June 25, but it was no ordinary ceremony. The event turned out to be a milestone ... [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

NGC to Build Space Assembly, Test Facility in Linthicum »

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NGC) officially broke ground on a new, $20 million Maryland Space Assembly and Test (M-SAT) facility on its Baltimore Campus, adjacent to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in Linthicum, on July 14.Expected to open next summer, the ... [Published Columbia Business Monthly - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

NOAA Cybersecurity Criticized in Audit by Inspector General

A cybersecurity audit of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration uncovered an agency challenged by inconsistent security controls.The audit was performed by the U.S. Department of Commerce Inspector General Office, and was released late last ... [Published Security Week - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon Weather Satellites Raise Hacking Vulnerability, Watchdog Finds

No one has ever done a security assessment of a Defense Department weather satellite program used by the Pentagon to monitor potential battlefield conditions, according to an inspector general report . There might not even ever be a security assessment ... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

A Clearer View of Hazy Skies

Remote Sensing Provides a Global Perspective on Pollution in the AtmosphereBy Adam Voiland Design by Robert Simmon June 24, 2014When astronauts talk about viewing Earth from space, the conversation often turns to the planet’s mesmerizing beauty. They ... [Published NASA - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Hacker Breached NOAA Satellite Data on a Contractor’s PC

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite data was stolen from a contractor's personal computer last year, but the agency could not investigate the incident because the employee refused to turn over the PC, according to a new inspector ... [Published Nextgov.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon Reprogramming Request Would Boost Competition in Satellite Launching

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Defense wants to reprogram money this year to boost the number of competitively awarded contracts under its primary satellite launching program, but a senior Air Force official expressed reservations about including ... [Published Space News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

DMSP team executes annual COOP exercise

U.S. Air Force photoThe 6th Space Operations Squadron executes primary satellite command and control of Defense Meteorological Satellite Program operations during the May 27-31 Continuity of Operations exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. Personnel ... [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weather Prediction

USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weather Prediction Vandenberg AFB CA (SPX) Apr 04, 2014 - A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin was successfully launched today at 7:46 a.m. from Vandenberg ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

ULA Marks 80th Successful Launch by Delivering AF's Weather Satellite to Orbit

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP-19) payload at 7:46 a.m. PDT today from Space Launch Complex-3. This is the third mission ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

USAF Ready To Launch Weather Satellite Built By LM

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - The next Defense Meteorological Satellite Program ( DMSP ) satellite built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is ready for liftoff April 3 from Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The launch ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

LM-Built Weather Satellite Encapsulated For Upcoming Launch

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.,  - A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been encapsulated into its payload fairing in preparation for an April 3 liftoff. The launch will take place aboard ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Mar 20 2014]

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...deficiencies and may not have provided the AO with an accurate implementation status of the system’s security controls," according to the report. "Independent assessors did not conduct sufficiently rigorous assessments of critical security controls. NOAA selected a designated certification and accreditation shared-services provider with the exception that the assessment would be sufficiently rigorous. "
During the 2013 incident, "an attacker exfiltrated data from a NESDIS system to a suspicious external IP address via the remote connection established with a personal computer" wrote Allen Crawley, Commerce's assistant IG for systems acquisition and IT security, referring to a dodgy computer address
"The team is currently working through a single anomaly affecting the solar array boom," the spokesperson said in a response to written questions. "The boom successfully deployed, but stopped approximately 30 degrees short of its nominal position, and did not lock into place."
"It's about 30 degrees shy of full deploy on the solar array boom, but we're not working that as a contingency, so we'll see how that goes" Sullivan told the National Research Council's Space Studies Board on Friday

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Weather satellite SCA momentous for 50 OG comma... [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Aug 07 2014]
NGC to Build Space Assembly, Test Facility in L... [Published Columbia Business Monthly - Aug 07 2014]
NOAA Cybersecurity Criticized in Audit by Inspe... [Published Security Week - Jul 31 2014]
Pentagon Weather Satellites Raise Hacking Vulne... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 29 2014]
A Clearer View of Hazy Skies [Published NASA - Jul 29 2014]
Hacker Breached NOAA Satellite Data on a Contra... [Published Nextgov.com - Jul 28 2014]
Pentagon Reprogramming Request Would Boost Comp... [Published Space News - Jul 25 2014]
DMSP team executes annual COOP exercise [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Jun 05 2014]
National Security Space: Then.Now.Tomorrow [Published Space Daily - May 31 2014]
Quintron DICES VoIP Supports First ULA Mission [Published PRWeb - Apr 23 2014]
Solar array issue will have little impact on DM... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 12 2014]
6 SOPS takes command of weather satellites [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Apr 10 2014]
Teams study solar array snag on Air Force weath... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 07 2014]
Two Rocket Launches Yesterday Provided Double T... [Published Universe Today - Apr 04 2014]
USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weat... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 04 2014]
USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weat... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 04 2014]
Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Supports Launch o... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 04 2014]
U.S. Air Force Satellite Launched Today Will Im... [Published Auto & Transportation - Apr 03 2014]
ULA Marks 80th Successful Launch by Delivering ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 03 2014]
United Launch Alliance Marks 80th Successful La... [Published Auto & Transportation - Apr 03 2014]
U.S. military weather observatory fires into orbit [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 03 2014]
USAF Ready To Launch Weather Satellite Built By LM [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 02 2014]
U.S. Air Force Ready To Launch Weather Satellit... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Apr 02 2014]
Arctic Melting Is Lasting Longer And Affecting ... [Published Universe Today - Apr 02 2014]
USAF Weather Satellite DMSP-19 Ready to Launch [Published SpaceRef - Apr 02 2014]
A blast from the past [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 01 2014]
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight... [Published SpaceRef - Mar 25 2014]
LM-Built Weather Satellite Encapsulated For Upc... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Mar 20 2014]
Lockheed Martin-Built Weather Satellite Encapsu... [Published Auto & Transportation - Mar 20 2014]
Military weather satellite mounted atop Atlas r... [Published Spaceflight Now - Mar 19 2014]
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Weather satellite SCA momentous for 50 OG comma... [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Aug 07 2014]
By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel The 50th Operations Group accepted satellite control authority of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight-19 satellite June 25, but it was no ordinary ceremony. The event turned out to be a milestone ...
DMSP team executes annual COOP exercise [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Jun 05 2014]
U.S. Air Force photoThe 6th Space Operations Squadron executes primary satellite command and control of Defense Meteorological Satellite Program operations during the May 27-31 Continuity of Operations exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. Personnel ...
6 SOPS takes command of weather satellites [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Apr 10 2014]
U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Stephen J. CollierAir Force Reserve Capt. Jason Danieli (left) reviews upload instructions for a weather satellite as fellow 6th Space Operations Squadron members organize data instruction uploads for other satellites ...
USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weat... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 04 2014]
USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weather Prediction Vandenberg AFB CA (SPX) Apr 04, 2014 - A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin was successfully launched today at 7:46 a.m. from Vandenberg ...
USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weat... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 04 2014]
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was successfully launched today at 7:46 a.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. atop an Atlas V rocket. Lockheed Martin ...
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Supports Launch o... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 04 2014]
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