WCDAS

AcronymDefinition
WCDASWallops Command and Data Acquisition Station (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; US Department of Commerce)
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The WCDAS is the Nation's only Geostationary Weather Satellite facility that can service all of the GOES series spacecrafts.
With the CSU, the Government will be able to acquire, track, command and ingest mission data from the NOAA POES satellites using the EUMETSAT CDAS, and will be able to acquire, track, command, and ingest mission data from Metop satellites using the NOAA FCDAS located in Fairbanks, Alaska, and to ingest Metop satellite telemetry using the NOAA WCDAS located in Wallops Island, Virginia.