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Lanham, MD – a.i. solutions is part of a team of companies awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) contract to provide professional engineering services for its ProTech – Satellite Domain.
NOAA has awarded 23 Multiple Award, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (MA-IDIQ) task order contracts under its ProTech – Satellite Domain. a.i. solutions has teamed up with INNOVIM, a Woman-Owned Small Business, as a sub-contractor under this contract award. The contract will support the full range of satellite activities, including satellite missions, which NOAA manages or in which NOAA participates, and management of the environment data resulting from those missions. NOAA’s environment satellite data is essential for forecasting weather, analyzing environmental and climate phenomena, and monitoring hazards worldwide.
Figure 1: NOAA Operates the following satellites: GOES: 13, 14, 15, 16; Polar: NOAA 15, 18, 19 and Suomi NPP; DMSP 14, 15, 16, 17, 18; Jason 2 and Jason 3; and DSCOVR
Under the requirements of the contract, a.i. solutions will help provide support for NOAA’s mission via orbit design, mission analysis, orbit determination, pre- and post-launch support, and attitude determination that are currently being performed on NOAA-N, -N’, GOES-N through -R, Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP), JPSS, and the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellites.
“NOAA provides essential environmental data to scientists on the ground helping us better understand our world’s climate,” said Bob Sperling, President and CEO of a.i. solutions. “Our mission engineering team is excited to be playing an important role in supporting this 24/7 global coverage satellite network.”
About a.i. solutions
Founded in 1996, a.i. solutions is a small-business provider of innovative mission-critical products and services that enable uninterrupted and reliable access to space. a.i. solutions’ services and products span space mission engineering, missile defense systems assurance, launch vehicle services, cyber and information assurance and the FreeFlyer® astrodynamics software. For additional information, please visit www.ai-solutions.com and @ai_sol on Twitter.
Founded in 2002, INNOVIM is a NOAA- and NASA-focused, woman-owned small business (WOSB) based in Maryland. The company emphasizes innovation and integration of sciences, technology, software and systems engineering, and program management. INNOVIM’s very existence is predicated upon the collection, dissemination, and exploitation of environmental intelligence. A proud NOAA partner for the past 12 years, INNOVIM supports both NESDIS and the National Weather Service (NWS) through multiple prime contracts and subcontracts.