Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Ford gets $11.8 million for GOES ground control



Ford Aerospace Corporation in College Park, Md., has been awarded an $11.8-million contract to develop, build, and maintain a command and telemetry system for the new class of Geostationary Observational Environmental Satellite (GOES) weather satellites that Ford is building for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).