Alaska Satellite Facility - Distributed Active Archive Center

ASF Receives New NASA Contract Award

The ASF antennas atop the Geophysical Institute and in the woods on the West Ridge of the UAF campus.
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The Alaska Satellite Facility was recently awarded NASA’s Earth Radar Data Operations Management contract for another 5 years. The continued partnership aims to enhance data collection, analysis, and distribution processes to advance our understanding of Earth’s systems and improve disaster response capabilities. This long-standing partnership will leverage ASF’s expertise and cutting-edge technologies to optimize radar data operations. The collaboration between ASF and NASA allows uninterrupted opportunity to revolutionize NASA’s Earth observation capabilities with Synthetic Aperture Radar data. The contract represents a significant and ongoing step toward technology application and data management strategies, empowering scientists worldwide with comprehensive and accurate data.