NPOESS News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA's NPP Satellite Successfully Completes Thermal Vac Testing
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Posted on: 5/26/2011 2:45:45 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Completes Successful Thermal Vacuum Testing for Nation's Next Weather Satellite
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Posted on: 5/18/2011 6:02:18 PM PDT

  • NASA's NPP satellite undergoing flight environmental testing
    NASA HQ - Friday, February 11, 2011
    Posted on: 2/12/2011 2:03:56 AM PDT

  • NASA Awards Contract For JPSS-1 Spacecraft
    NASA HQ - Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Posted on: 9/25/2010 8:04:48 PM PDT

  • NASA Awards Radiometer And Ground System Contracts For JPSS
    NASA HQ - Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Posted on: 9/25/2010 8:04:28 PM PDT

  • NASA's NPP Climate Satellite Passes Pre-Environmental Review
    NASA HQ - Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Posted on: 9/25/2010 3:12:52 PM PDT

  • NASA Awards Infrared Sounder Contract For First JPSS Spacecraft
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Posted on: 9/21/2010 6:46:02 PM PDT

  • Final instruments on NASA climate/weather satellite integrated
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Posted on: 7/22/2010 3:30:49 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Begins Integration of CrlS Instrument for NPP Weather Satellite
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Posted on: 7/1/2010 8:34:35 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Begins Integration of VIIRS for NPOESS Preparatory Satellite
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, February 4, 2010
    Posted on: 2/4/2010 7:50:35 PM PDT

  • NPOESS Preparatory Project Ground Segment Ready for Operations
    Raytheon Company - Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    Posted on: 7/15/2009 12:21:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Awards Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor Contract
    NASA HQ - Friday, July 10, 2009
    Posted on: 7/10/2009 8:07:18 PM PDT

  • House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee Examines Troubled NPOESS Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Saturday, June 20, 2009
    Posted on: 6/20/2009 10:59:25 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Completes OMPS Integration for NPP
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Posted on: 2/25/2009 6:11:23 PM PDT

  • Nation's Newest Advanced Polar Operational Environmental Satellite Being Readied for Launch
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Wednesday, January 21, 2009
    Posted on: 1/21/2009 5:41:12 PM PDT

  • Mission Operations Readiness Review for NPOESS Preparatory Project Completed
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, December 17, 2008
    Posted on: 12/17/2008 11:42:55 AM PDT

  • Raytheon Achieves Early Data Transfer Testing on Environmental Satellite System
    Raytheon Company - Monday, December 8, 2008
    Posted on: 12/8/2008 9:52:42 AM PDT

  • Raytheon Achieves Early Data Transfer Testing on Environmental Satellite System
    Raytheon Company - Friday, December 5, 2008
    Posted on: 12/5/2008 8:11:02 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Begins Final Integration and Test for NPOESS Preparatory Project OMPS Instrument
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Friday, August 15, 2008
    Posted on: 8/15/2008 8:31:28 AM PDT

  • GAO Report Reveals Continuing Problems With NPOESS
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, June 19, 2008
    Posted on: 6/19/2008 6:32:35 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NRC Report: Options to Ensure the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft: A Workshop Report
    National Research Council - June 26, 2008
    Posted on: 6/26/2008 12:37:20 PM PDT

  • National Research Council Report: Options to Ensure the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft: A Workshop Report
    National Research Council - October 12, 2007
    Posted on: 10/12/2007 9:37:22 AM PDT

  • Community Letter to NASA and NOAA Regarding Concerns Over NPOESS Preparatory Project VIIRS Sensor
    University of California Santa Barbara - October 2, 2007
    Posted on: 10/2/2007 10:01:50 AM PDT

  • Testimony on Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites by David A. Powner
    Government Accountability Office - June 7, 2007
    Posted on: 6/7/2007 12:05:36 PM PDT

  • Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites: Restructuring Is Under Way, but Technical Challenges and Risks Remain
    Government Accountability Office - June 7, 2007
    Posted on: 6/7/2007 12:01:54 PM PDT

  • NOAA: Next Steps to Strengthen Its Acquisition Function
    Government Accountability Office - July 11, 2006
    Posted on: 7/11/2006 2:24:04 PM PDT

  • Statement by Rep. Sherwood Boehlert - House Science Committee Hearing: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Sate
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:29:07 PM PDT

  • Statement by Rep. Vernon Ehlers - House Science Committee Hearing: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Satellit
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:28:22 PM PDT

  • Statement by Conrad Lautenbacher - House Science Committee Hearing: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Satelli
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:27:17 PM PDT

  • Statement by Ronald Sega - House Science Committee Hearing: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Satellite
    US Air Force - June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:25:47 PM PDT

  • Statement by Michael Griffin - House Science Committee Hearing: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Satellite
    NASA HQ - June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:23:29 PM PDT

  • House Science Committee Hearing Charter: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Satellite Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 7, 2006
    Posted on: 6/7/2006 2:52:59 PM PDT

  • Opening Statement by Johnnie Frazier at House Science Committee Hearings on the NPOESS IG Report
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - May 11, 2006
    Posted on: 5/11/2006 10:41:17 AM PDT

  • Opening Statement by Conrad Lautenbacher at House Science Committee Hearings on the NPOESS IG Report
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - May 11, 2006
    Posted on: 5/11/2006 10:37:27 AM PDT

  • Opening Statement by Rep. Ehlers at House Science Committee Hearings on the NPOESS IG Report
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - May 11, 2006
    Posted on: 5/11/2006 10:25:18 AM PDT

  • Opening Statement by Rep. Boehlert at House Science Committee Hearings on the NPOESS IG Report
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - May 11, 2006
    Posted on: 5/11/2006 10:24:41 AM PDT

  • GAO Report: Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites - Cost Increases Trigger Review and Place Program's Direction on Hold
    Government Accountability Office - March 30, 2006
    Posted on: 3/30/2006 4:17:05 PM PDT

  • Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites: Technical Problems, Cost Increases, and Schedule Delays Trigger Need for Difficult Trade-off Deci
    Government Accountability Office - November 18, 2005
    Posted on: 11/18/2005 6:07:07 PM PDT

  • Prepared Testimony Alexis C. Livanos Northrop Grumman Corporation - House Science Committee Hearing on NPOESS
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - November 16, 2005
    Posted on: 11/16/2005 9:00:52 PM PDT

  • Prepared Testimony for Under Secretary of the Air Force Ronald M. Sega - House Science Committee Hearing on NPOESS
    US Air Force - November 16, 2005
    Posted on: 11/16/2005 8:54:28 PM PDT