Ensuring the continuous delivery of satellite data to the National Weather Service
Maximus Federal is NOAA’s primary operational support partner for the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility (NSOF) in Suitland, Maryland. We provide the operations and maintenance support for NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system (GOES), Polar Operational Environmental Satellite system (POES), NOAA Jason Ground System (NJGS), and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) command and control systems. Additionally, we provide the operational support for the Environmental Satellite Processing Center (ESPC), which ingests, processes, and distributes real-time satellite data from NOAA, NASA, DoD, EUMETSAT, and other international partners. Finally, we provide 24/7/365 support and monitoring of the NWS Telecommunications Gateway and GOES Ingest NOAAPORT Interface (GINI).