Contract Awards for Requirements Set B

On June 8, 2009, NOAA announced the award of ten study contracts for Requirements Set B with a total value of $250,000 to eight U.S. companies and universities, including:

  • Iridium (2 contracts, $50,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial sea surface topography measurements and earth radiation budget measurements;
  • ITT Space Systems (2 contracts, $50,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial geostationary atmospheric soundings and ocean color measurements;
  • GeoEye ($25,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial ocean color measurements;
  • Space Systems/Loral ($25,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial geostationary atmospheric soundings;
  • Mississippi State University ($25,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial ocean color measurements;
  • Orbital ($25,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial earth radiation budget measurements;
  • Sierra Nevada Corporation ($25,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial earth radiation budget measurements; and
  • Surrey Satellite Technology US ($25,000), for studies validating the price and technical feasibility of commercial earth radiation budget measurements, sea surface topography measurements, and geostationary atmospheric soundings.
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