Integral Systems' Satellite Image System Purchased by NASA

LANHAM, Md., March 19, 2003. NASA/Stennis Space Center has purchased Integral Systems' Skylight Direct Broadcast Ground Terminal for receiving and processing satellite earth science data. Using an existing NASA antenna, the system includes a receiver as well as data processing, storage, and analysis software.

NASA's Skylight system incorporates the most recently released NASA science algorithms for a variety of science data products, including fire detection maps, volcano eruption alerts, atmospheric profiles, and a variety of other data products. The highly automated system tracks, downlinks, and processes data from the MODIS Earth imaging instrument aboard the two NASA flagship Earth Observation System (EOS) satellites, Terra and Aqua. Its data products can be searched for, distributed, and analyzed entirely through a sophisticated web interface. The complete system will be delivered in April.


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