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NOAA, NASA Fix DSCOVR Satellite Issues via Software

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration worked with NASA to restore the Deep Space Climate Observatory or DSCOVR imagery satellite that went through some operational issues. NOAA said Monday it co-developed a flight software patch with NASA to address a technical glitch that had the satellite out-of-commission for approximately nine months.

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NASA to Deploy Instrument for Atmospheric Radiation Data

NASA plans to use a space-based instrument to sustain data gathering on the radiation balance in Earth’s atmosphere. Libera, the new selected instrument, would generate data on absorptions, emissions, reflections and atmospheric entries of solar radiation that serves as a factor of Earth's climate, the space agency said Thursday.

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NOAA Unveils Artificial Intelligence Strategy

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a new strategy to help expand the application of artificial intelligence in its missions. The NOAA AI strategy sets five goals to improve coordination, understanding, application and awareness of AI across the agency and one of the goals is establishing efficient organizational processes and structure to advance AI.

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USAF Decommissions 22-Year-Old Weather Data Satellite

The U.S. Air Force and its partners have decommissioned a satellite that provided global weather data for over two decades. The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight 14 satellite performed more than 118K orbits throughout its operational life before the decommissioning on Feb. 11, Los Angeles Air Force Base said Thursday.

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Neil Jacobs: Private Sector Role Grows in NOAA Mission

Neil Jacobs, who leads the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on an acting basis, noted the importance of industry in the agency's mission, Space News reported Wednesday. He said at a Maryland Space Business Roundtable event that the private sector is now supporting NOAA's core efforts, expanding the sector's original role as a value-added service provider.

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NIST Issues Commerce Dept’s 2018 Tech Transfer Report; Walter Copan Quoted

A Department of Commerce report has found an increase in technology transfer efforts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences over the past five years.

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