ProTech’s Satellite Domain has a focus on technical and scientific support of the acquisition, deployment, and ground systems development/monitoring of satellites. The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) is dedicated to providing timely access to global environmental data from satellites and other sources to promote, protect, and enhance the Nation’s economy, security, environment, and quality of life. To fulfill its responsibilities, NESDIS acquires and manages the Nation’s operational environmental satellites, provides data and information services including Earth system monitoring, performs data and information product stewardship and preservation, develops and produces information products and models derived from observed data, and performs official assessments of the environment and conducts related research.
ProTech services will support sites world-wide, which include, but may not be limited to Fairbanks, Alaska; Silver Spring and Lanham, Maryland; Wallops Island, Virginia; Boulder, Colorado; Asheville, North Carolina; and Townsville, Australia. Additional information about NESDIS is available at https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/about.