Statement of Edward Morris Director, Office of Space Commercialization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department of Commerce Hearing on Space and U.S. National Power Before the Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces U.S. House of Representatives June …

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On January 25, 2006, Deputy Secretary of Commerce David Sampson announced the public availability of the second civil GPS signal (L2C) from the recently launched GPS IIR-M satellite. View speech at commerce.gov Sampson spoke during¬†a public media forum at the …

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On December 10, 2004, the governments of the United States and Russia signed a joint statement on cooperation between GPS and GLONASS. View joint statement at GPS.gov The Office of Space Commercialization participated in the development of the joint statement …

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On March 29, 2003, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) announced its ClearView initiative, awarding a multi-year contract and entering into agreements with three U.S. commercial data providers — DigitalGlobe, Space Imaging, and OrbImage — to provide the government with satellite …

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In December 2002, the Office of Space Commercialization released a report (dated October 2002) providing an analysis of the technical viability of several suborbital launch system concepts. The report also examines the commercial market potential for suborbital space transportation services. …

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