Systems and Services for Real-Time Web Access to NPP Data

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX11CB98C
Agency Tracking Number: 095600
Amount: $599,577.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: S6.03
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Global Science & Technology, Inc.
MD, Greenbelt, MD, 20770-3212
DUNS: 803721679
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Jack Kelly
 Principal Investigator
 (240) 542-1104
 jack.kelly@gst.com
Business Contact
 Jack Kelly
Title: Business Official
Phone: (240) 542-1104
Email: jack.kelly@gst.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST) proposes to build a scalable, adaptable, and interoperable information processing and delivery infrastructure that will provide near-real-time access to satellite data from the National Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP), its follow-on the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), and other near-real-time observations to modelers, forecasters, and decision-makers.Thanks to distributed Direct Broadcast facilities, a streamlined processing chain, and a scalable cloud computing environment, we propose to build technology that will reduce the latency in NPP data delivery to end-users from several hours to several minutes. Our proposed activity would serve near-real-time NPP, JPSS, and other data for the area within an antenna's satellite footprint via industry-standard Web-services, so as to maximize the use of these data by a broad set of users.

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