Northrop Grumman Awarded $152 Million for Canceled NPOESS Program
Aerospace Corp. Delivers Tough NPOESS Postmortem
NASA To Tap Ball Aerospace for NPOESS Preparatory Project Clone

NPOESS Funding Cut by Senate Authorizers


The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has recommended removing most of the money for a military weather satellite program and increasing funding for the Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Office, according to a May 28 committee press release.

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House Defense Panel Slashes Request for NPOESS

Tardy NPOESS Instrument Exits Thermal Vac Testing


An infrared sounding instrument built by ITT Corp. that has been holding up the launch of a U.S. polar orbiting weather satellite successfully completed thermal vacuum testing, Northrop Grumman announced April 28.

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Cancel NPOESS – Are We Serious?


The United States must rethink the current plans to cancel or significantly restructure the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) program.

Northrop Positioned To Build Military’s NPOESS Substitute
NOAA Budget Request Includes Funds To End NPOESS Contract
Northrop Grumman To Lose NPOESS Contract
Continued Funding Urged for NPOESS
White House Dissolves NPOESS Partnership in Blow to Northrop
With Most Risk Eliminated, NPOESS On Track, Northrop Says
Top Official of Troubled NPOESS Program To Resign
NPOESS Precursor’s Launch Delayed Until 2011
Legislation Ends NPOESS Cost-Sharing Arrangement
Past Due NPOESS Sensor Finally Completes Testing
NPOESS Management Decisions Coming Soon

Bill Fences NPOESS Funds Pending Management Plan


Conferees from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives agreed Oct. 8 on a 2010 defense authorization bill that fences off funding for the troubled National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) until a new funding and management plan is completed.

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White House To Rule on NPOESS Management Changes in September

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