NOAA Deputy Assistant Administrator Charles Baker spoke at an October 29 symposium on the National Space Policy hosted by the George Washington University (GWU). His presentation highlighted the commercial space guidelines of the policy and discussed NOAA’s potential use of …

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In March 2010, the Department of Commerce submitted a report to Congress titled, “Acquisition of Space-based Scientific Data from Commercial Sources to Supplement NOAA’s Weather and Climate Observation Requirements.” The report summarizes NOAA’s plans to obtain space-based scientific data from …

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NOAA Deputy Assistant Administrator Charles Baker spoke about hosted payloads at the Satellite 2010 conference in Washington, D.C. His presentation highlighted five specific NOAA data sets that potentially could be fulfilled through hosted payload arrangements with commercial satellite providers. View …

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On April 8, 2009, the U.S. Air Force issued a Request for Information (RFI) on cost-effective ways to fulfill its requirements for space weather observations and other space environmental data. According to the RFI, “The Air Force is evaluating all …

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On December 20, 2007, NOAA posted a Request for Information (RFI) in an effort to identify interested parties capable of providing commercial solutions to meet U.S. government requirements for space-based earth and space weather observations. The primary areas of interest …

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