NPOESS News


Mission Press Releases

  • Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract to Modify CERES Sensor for NPOESS Preparatory Mission to Extend Climate Measurements
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Tuesday, June 3, 2008
    Posted on: 6/3/2008 8:50:52 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Completes Successful OMPS Milestone for NPOESS Preparatory Project
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Wednesday, February 27, 2008
    Posted on: 2/27/2008 12:08:13 PM PDT

  • NOAA Administrator Expresses Concern over Satellite Contractor Delay
    China National Space Administration - Wednesday, January 23, 2008
    Posted on: 1/23/2008 11:20:03 AM PDT

  • Successfully Commanding the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) Satellite
    Raytheon Company - Friday, November 2, 2007
    Posted on: 11/2/2007 5:04:21 PM PDT

  • Key Sensor for Northrop Grumman NPOESS Program Passes Critical Structural Test
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Thursday, September 6, 2007
    Posted on: 9/6/2007 8:05:29 PM PDT

  • NPOESS Program Restructured
    US Air Force - Tuesday, July 31, 2007
    Posted on: 7/31/2007 1:31:48 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Completes Restructure of NPOESS Program
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Tuesday, July 31, 2007
    Posted on: 7/31/2007 1:28:50 PM PDT

  • NASA-NOAA-DOD Weather Satellite Program on Track Due to GOP Congressional Oversight
    House Science Committee Republicans - Friday, June 8, 2007
    Posted on: 6/8/2007 11:11:42 AM PDT

  • Committee Questions Lack of Action to Restore Climate Sensors to NPOESS Weather Satellite Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, June 7, 2007
    Posted on: 6/7/2007 5:20:29 PM PDT

  • NOAA, NASA Restore Climate Sensor to Upcoming NPP Satellite
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, April 11, 2007
    Posted on: 4/11/2007 5:54:08 PM PDT

  • Raytheon Successfully Completes NPOESS Segment Acceptance Testing Two Months Ahead of Schedule
    Raytheon Company - Wednesday, September 13, 2006
    Posted on: 9/13/2006 9:21:35 PM PDT

  • Raytheon Achieves Successful Early NPOESS Data Transfer Testing
    Raytheon Company - Monday, July 24, 2006
    Posted on: 7/24/2006 10:11:57 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Honors Outstanding NPOESS Suppliers at Third Annual Conference
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Wednesday, June 14, 2006
    Posted on: 6/14/2006 11:55:06 AM PDT

  • Rep. Wu To Discuss NPOESS/Nunn-McCurdy Findings Live on EarthBeat Radio
    Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democratic Caucus - Monday, June 12, 2006
    Posted on: 6/12/2006 5:08:47 PM PDT

  • NPOESS/Nunn-McCurdy Findings Leave Unanswered Questions on the State of U.S. Weather Forecasting Satellites
    Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democratic Caucus - Thursday, June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:15:04 PM PDT

  • Statement by Rep. David Wu - House Science Committee Hearing: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Satellite
    Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democratic Caucus - Thursday, June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:12:20 PM PDT

  • Statement by Rep. Bart Gordon - House Science Committee Hearing: The Future of NPOESS: Results of the Nunn-McCurdy Review of NOAA's Weather Satellite
    Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democratic Caucus - Thursday, June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 4:10:16 PM PDT

  • Air Force, NOAA, NASA Officials Currently Testifying on Revised NPOESS Satellite Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, June 8, 2006
    Posted on: 6/8/2006 12:38:37 PM PDT

  • Revised NPOESS Weather Satellite Program to be Examined at House Science Committee Hearing With Agency Heads
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, June 7, 2006
    Posted on: 6/7/2006 2:45:25 PM PDT

  • House Science Committee Democrats Call For NOAA Leadership's Removal
    Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democratic Caucus - Monday, May 15, 2006
    Posted on: 5/15/2006 6:40:04 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Written Testimony of Vice Admiral Conrad Lautenbacher, NOAA Administrator - House Science Committee Hearing on NPOESS
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - November 16, 2005
    Posted on: 11/16/2005 8:52:20 PM PDT

  • Rep. Sherwood Boehlert Opening Statement - NPOESS Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - November 16, 2005
    Posted on: 11/16/2005 8:47:45 PM PDT

  • Hearing Charter: House Science Committee Hearing: Ongoing Problems and Future Plans for NOAA's Weather Satellites
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - November 15, 2005
    Posted on: 11/15/2005 7:00:11 PM PDT

  • National Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP)
    Goddard Space Flight Center - January 10, 2003
    Posted on: 1/10/2003 10:38:33 AM PDT