Options to ensure the climate record from the NPOESS and GOES-R spacecraft : a workshop report / Panel on Options to Ensure the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies.
In 2000, the nation's next-generation National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) program anticipated purchasing six satellites for $6.5 billion, with a first launch in 2008. By November 2005, however, it became apparent that NPOESS would overrun its cost estimat...
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National Academies Press,
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