Today, NOAA awarded a fifth and final Delivery Order under its existing Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for commercial radio occultation (RO) satellite weather data. An award was made to Spire Global Subsidiary, Inc. for a total of 3,300 …

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The United States Departments of Commerce (DoC) and Defense (DoD) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) formalizing the organizations’ relationship for basic space situational awareness (SSA), space traffic management (STM), and coordination for civil and commercial entities. The agreement …

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On July 14, 2022, NOAA awarded three Commercial Weather Data Pilot (CWDP) space weather contracts to GeoOptics Inc. (Pasadena, CA), Space Sciences and Engineering LLC, dba PlanetiQ (Golden, CO), and Spire Global Subsidiary, Inc (San Francisco, CA). NOAA’s Commercial Data …

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On June 28, the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a symposium on how commercial space companies can engage in efforts for preserving astronomical observational data quality and analysis through technological innovations, measurements, best practices, …

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Space Cybersecurity Symposium III:Global and Applied Topics Department of Commerce | Department of Homeland Security Thursday, June 16, 202210:00 am – 3:00 pm EDT The Department of Commerce and the Department of Homeland Security invite you to their third jointly hosted …

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Today, May 19, 2022, NOAA released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to conduct a Commercial Weather Data Pilot (CWDP) Study of commercial space weather data sources and related capabilities that may help NOAA meet its space weather mission objectives. View/respond …

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On April 18, Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the United States commits not to conduct destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing, and that the United States seeks to establish this as a new international norm for responsible behavior in …

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