L3Harris Technologies and Raytheon Intelligence & Space won NASA contracts to carry forward studies of next-generation imagers for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Geostationary and Extended Orbits satellites.
CNAS senior fellow Sarah Mineiro warns U.S. service members are at risk of losing the most up-to-date knowledge of weather conditions.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin directed the Pentagon to develop plans to prepare for the impact of climate change. The guidance could shape investments in satellites for weather monitoring.
ClimaCell, a weather data company, announced plans Feb. 24 to launch dozens of radar satellites to improve forecasts.
After evaluating priorities for NOAA satellites to follow the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R Series satellites (GOES-R) in the 2030 to 2050 timeframe, NOAA’s National Satellite, Data and Information Service is recommending flying three satellites over the United States.
BAE Systems is developing miniature spectrometers to provide high-resolution weather data from a constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit.
SpaceX won a $2 million contract from the SpEC consortium to study ways to provide weather data to the U.S. Space Force.
Congress for years has been critical of the U.S. Air Force's weather satellite programs.
Brandywine Photonics is conducting a design study for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of a constellation of hundreds of small weather satellites.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is continuing to solicit input from government, industry and academia as it defines its next-generation weather satellite architecture.
GOES-13 has been repurposed as the Electro-Optical Infrared Weather System - Geostationary.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced an agreement Aug. 4 to design a prototype for the U.S. Space Force Electro-Optical Infrared Weather System.
Raytheon Intelligence & Space is designing a prototype weather satellite for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center that draws heavily on technology from the firm’s Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer.
L3Harris Technologies won four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contracts worth a combined $2.55 million for design studies of weather satellites, instruments and mission concepts.
Ball Aerospace won four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contracts worth a combined $2.32 million for weather satellite and instrument design studies.