US: 2020 Company LLC (2020), an Acentia company, has bagged a five-year, $97.2 million Satellite Mission Operations and Maintenance Support (SMOMS) contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
As per the agreement, the company will offer systems engineering, program management, and operations and maintenance to NOAA’s Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO).
OSPO collects, processes, and gives out environmental satellite data and derived products about Earth’s atmosphere, weather, oceans, land and near-space conditions. It compiles geostationary and polar satellite imagery to produce more than 39,000 imagery and data products daily for users who rely on time-sensitive and accurate products.
Acentia CEO Todd Stottlemyer said, “As a partner, who has more than 7 years of experience supporting NOAA with mission-critical IT services, we are pleased to have the opportunity to expand our relationship with the Agency and provide critical management and technical support for its satellite operations—which provide life-saving, leading-edge scientific data globally."