Tag Archives: NOAA

SpaceX Lands $97M NASA Contract for Ocean Topography Mission Launch Services

SpaceX has secured a $97 million contract from NASA to launch a satellite that will work to continue a long-term effort to measure the height of the global sea surface. NASA said Friday it expects the Sentinel-6A spacecraft to lift off by November 2020 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 …

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Engility to Provide HPC Software Services for NOAA Research Lab; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has secured $14 million in task orders from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for high-performance computing software to support the agency’s climate and weather research, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The company said Oct. 2 NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory will utilize …

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Launch of 1st Joint Polar Satellite System Set for Nov. 10

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have scheduled the launch of the first Joint Polar Satellite System on Nov. 10 to begin its mission to support weather forecasting operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Saturday JPSS-1, which is equipped with instruments …

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Raytheon Wins $269M NOAA Recompete for Weather Forecasting System Support

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential 10-year, $269 million contract to help NOAA’s National Weather Service operate and maintain a system designed to generate weather forecasts and warnings. Raytheon said Friday it will continue to manage and update hardware, software, architecture and communications tools for …

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Adnet Lands $242M Contract for NASA Earth, Space Science R&D Support

Adnet Systems has received a potential five-year, $242 million contract to provide Earth and space science research-and-development services at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The company will also provide scientific computer systems, engineer data analysis systems, develop and implement software applications, create scientific instruments and conduct science exploration research under …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Geospatial Intelligence, Noblis and More

Weekly Roundup July 10 – July 14 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit provider of science, technology, and strategy services to government agencies, was awarded a $3 billion IDIQ contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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Fulcrum Hires New Business Development Director; Jeff Handy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 28, 2017 — Fulcrum has appointed Alisha Poland, a business operations and capture management professional, as director of business development for civilian and federal programs, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday Poland brings experience from her previous work with the Defense Department, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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NASA Selects ULA-Built Atlas V Rocket to Launch JPSS-2 in 2021

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a contract to help NASA launch a polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NASA said Saturday the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 will launch aboard a ULA-built Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in …

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Weekly Roundup February 6 – February 10 2017: How to ‘Like’ This Year’s Wash100 Class & more

Weekly Roundup February 6 – February 10 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We are two weeks into the rollout of Executive Mosaic’s fourth annual Wash100 class of inductees and this year’s edition has been our highest-profile yet with increased reader …

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Vencore Lands Potential $113M Contract to Support NOAA Satellite Operations; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore has received a potential $113 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to perform systems engineering services in support of environmental satellites. The company said Thursday it will work with NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service to sustain legacy systems and support transition to future ground systems for new …

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