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  • DigitalGlobe, Spire, Planet to Provide Earth Science Data Under NASA Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DigitalGlobe, Spire, Planet to Provide Earth Science Data Under NASA Contracts

    NASA has awarded blanket purchase agreements to three companies to provide the agency with Earth observation data sets derived from constellations of commercial small satellites. Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe subsidiary, Planet and Spire received the sole-source contracts under the agency's Private Sector Small Constellation Satellite Data Product Pilot program, NASA said Friday. “This pilot program is […] More

  • NASA Posts RFI on Earth Observation Data Products - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Posts RFI on Earth Observation Data Products

    NASA has published a request for information on FedBizOpps in an effort to determine the availability of Earth science data from commercial small satellites, Space News reported Friday. The agency will accept capability statements from the private sector through Dec. 22 and looks to purchase Earth-relevant data products through blanket purchase agreements. “The question that we're asking […] More

  • NASA Hands Down Small Satellite Contracts; Jim Norman, Michael Freilich Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Hands Down Small Satellite Contracts; Jim Norman, Michael Freilich Comment

    NASA has awarded approximately $17.1 million in contracts to Firefly Space Systems, Rocket Lab USA and Virgin Galactic to launch small satellites — or CubeSats — to low-Earth orbit. Jim Norman, director of launch services at NASA, said Oct. 14 the space agency's launch services program aims to help transport smaller payloads into orbit through commercial […] More

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