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Travis Hartman: Maxar-AWS Partnership Helps NOAA Build Cloud-Based Computing Tech

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Maxar Technologies collaborated with Amazon Web Services to build a cloud-based computing technology designed to accelerate processing of global weather data at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SiliconANGLE reported Tuesday. “We knew NOAA had capabilities of weather prediction models in traditional on-premises, big beefy high-performance supercomputers, but we wanted to do it in the cloud; we wanted to use AWS as a key partner,” said Travis Hartman, director of analytics and weather at Maxar.

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Raytheon Technologies to Help NOAA Design Satellite Sounder Tech; Wallis Laughrey Quoted

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Raytheon Technologies has received a seven-month contract to explore satellite instrument designs that would help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration improve weather predictions. The company said Monday its intelligence and space business will perform the High-Resolution Infrared Sounder concept study and seeks to offer NOAA design options with greater spatial, spectral range, horizontal coverage and sensitivity features than the current IR sounders.

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