Commerce & State to Host Space Enterprise Summit on June 26-27

The Departments of Commerce and State will jointly host a Space Enterprise Summit in Washington, D.C., on June 26-27, 2019. The purpose is to forge partnerships with the space industry, and to promote U.S. Government and commercial best practices and

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Secretary Ross Hosts Event on Space Risk and Opportunity

Secretary Wilbur Ross speaking at podium before audience

On March 5, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross hosted an event on space risk and opportunity at the Department of Commerce. The event featured speakers from the space insurance industry and commercial providers of space situational awareness data and services.

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Secretary Ross Hosts Space Investment Summit

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On December 12, 2018, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross hosted a Space Investment Summit at the Department of Commerce, bringing together leaders from the commercial space industry and the finance community to learn about each others’ needs. Secretary Ross moderated a

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STM Remarks from 2018 CODER workshop

On November 8, 2018, Kevin O’Connell delivered a keynote address on space traffic management at the Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER) Workshop in College Park, MD. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery. Good morning ladies

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Presentation from December 7 Workshop

Here is the presentation delivered by Assistant Administrator Stephen Volz during yesterday’s public workshop on the NESDIS process for considering commercial satellite data. View PDF (2 MB) Also, as discussed, here is a link for more information about NOAA Commercial

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NOAA Announces 2nd Workshop on Commercial Satellite Data

On December 7, NOAA/NESDIS will convene a second public meeting to discuss the process by which NOAA will pursue commercial data sources to meet NOAA’s mission needs. The meeting, to be held in Silver Spring, Maryland, is a follow-up to

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Presentations from April 28 Workshop

Here are the presentations from yesterday’s NOAA/NESDIS workshop on “Consideration of commercial data to address our priority data needs”: Next Generation Satellites – Plan (500 KB PDF) Thomas Burns, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Systems NOAA Observing Requirements, Observing Systems Capabilities and Analysis (750 KB PDF) Vanessa

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April 28 Workshop on NOAA Consideration of Commercial Satellite Data

On April 28, 2015, NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service (NOAA/NESDIS) will host a public workshop on “Consideration of commercial data to address our priority data needs.” Participants will hear from and engage with NOAA/NESDIS leaders on satellite

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AMS Report on Satellite Navigation and Space Weather

In March 2011, the American Meteorological Society published a report on “Satellite Navigation & Space Weather: Understanding the Vulnerability & Building Resilience,” based on a workshop it conducted on the topic in October 2010. The Office of Space Commercialization participated

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GWU Symposium Presentation on Hosted Payloads

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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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