NOAA, Vulcan Skylight enter into public-private partnership
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 14, 2020 — Ball Aerospace was selected by NASA to move forward with three studies to develop and demonstrate innovative Sustainable Land Imaging (SLI) technologies for potential use on future missions of the Landsat program, a series of Earth-observing satellite missions jointly managed by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey that is […]
NOAA improves marine navigation near Georgia and New Hampshire naval bases Two new Physical Oceanographic Real-Time Systems, also known as PORTSⓇ, are improving maritime safety near Kings Bay, Georgia, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, near two U.S. Navy installations. NOAA and the U.S. Navy partnered to install the first new PORTS in two years, the 34th […]
Arctic sea ice melted to record lows
GREENBELT, MD (August 17th, 2020) – Under a recent contract award, Orbit Logic will provide the enterprise scheduling solution for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ground stations and satellites.
The firm will provide data and technology to support nautical charting, navigation, territorial limits and coastal resources across the country.
NOAA ramps up use of drones to collect fish, seafloor and weather data
On June 23, 2020, the GOES-East satellite viewed the Saharan Air Layer (or SAL) over Cuba, while a storm erupted through its dusty haze. During this time of year, the SAL often blows westward from Africa’s Saharan Desert and can travel thousands of miles away. The SAL’s activity usually results in reduced severity— or in some cases […]
Firm continues support under new five-year IDIQ
April 7, 2020NOAA intends to collaborate with a private company led by Victor Vescovo, the first person to reach the deepest point in all five of the world’s named oceans, in an effort to explore, characterize, and map unknown areas of the deep ocean.