News at Carr

NASA Significant Achievement Award - December 12th, 2017

Carr Logo on Ice Carr Astronautics is now an Amazon Consulting Partner!! This is recognition from Amazon Web Services that we are proficient as developers in their cloud. To achieve this recognition, we had to submit two projects done in their cloud and have staff complete mandated training. The partner designation allows us to do business with Amazon directly (e.g., in their /Earth initiative to bring and curate NOAA data in the cloud) and propose cloud solutions to government clients.

NASA Significant Achievement Award - November 1st, 2017

Carr Logo on Ice Carr Astronautics employees received a NASA significant achievement award for Image Navigation and Registration (INR) on GOES-R. Pam Sullivan, GOES-R Flight Project Manager, presented this award to a group including Bruce Gibbs and Jim Carr (pictured left to right, with Alan Reth of NASA in the middle). Carr Astronautics supports the GOES-R Program through its subcontract with Harris Corporation to implement the Ground System for NOAA.

Carr Supports GEO Week 2017 - October 19th, 2017

GEO Week Carr was a proud sponsor of GEO Week 2017 ( through a donation made to the American Meteorological Society (AMS). The Group on Earth Observations provides an important forum for organizations across the world to coordinate their work on Earth observations and applications. AMS is a non-profit organization that is "committed to strengthening the incredible work being done across the public, private, and academic sectors." For more information about AMS, please visit their website at

Carr Supports Curling League - September 15th, 2017

Carr Logo on Ice Carr Astronautics, Inc. supports the Potomac Curling Club ( with the purchase of an on-ice advertisement! Curling is a unique team sport that showcases precision, strategy, and teamwork, which are all characteristics that are embedded in the Carr culture. Check the club’s website for a learn-to-curl event and come out and try it!

Carr Receives ProTech Award - June 8th, 2017

Carr Astronautics has received an award from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the ProTech Satellite Domain. ProTech is a new contract vehicle intended for the procurement of a broad range of professional and technical services relating to NOAA’s capabilities for gathering environmental intelligence from space. Carr Astronautics has a long track record of working with NOAA, particularly in support of their constellation of geostationary weather satellites. We are grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve the agency through the ProTech vehicle. We are dedicated to NOAA’s mission and recognize its immense value to this nation and the world. We thank our teammates and our other partners in industry and academia for their support during our ProTech proposal and capture activities.