Spire Global Awarded $9.4 Million Contract by NOAA for Satellite Weather Data

09 January 2024
GeoSpatial World

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Spire Global has been awarded $9.4 million by the National Oceanic and Oceanic Administration (NOAA) to provide radio occultation (RO) data for eight months.

This follows a $2.8 million contract awarded in September to provide data on ocean surface wind speeds.

The near-real-time Ro data will be used for NOAA’s operational weather forecasts, space weather models, and climate research, among other applications.