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Spire Global awarded NOAA contract for satellite weather data

Posted 28th March 2023

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Spire Global, Inc. (NYSE: SPIR) (“Spire” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to compete for orders under a $59 million ceiling. The award is part of NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Program's Radio Occultation Data Buy II. The contract commenced on March 27, 2023 and will run until March 26, 2028.

Spire will provide NOAA with near-real-time RO data that consists of vertical profiles of atmospheric measurements, including pressure, humidity and temperature across all points of the globe, as well as ionospheric measurements. The data will be used for NOAA’s operational weather forecasts, space weather models and climate research, among other applications.

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