U.S. government officials have been assured the delayed National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (Npoess) civil/military weather satellite constellation is finally on the path to recovery. The progress report by Npoess lead contractor Northrop Grumman and teammate Raytheon was given to Assistant Commerce Secretary Dennis Hightower during a visit to Los Angeles last month. At the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Space 2009 conference in ...


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