NPOESS Costs Continue to Soar

Cost of Northrop weather satellite seen up 25 pct, Reuters

"The cost of a Northrop Grumman Corp. weather satellite program is expected to grow by 25 percent, triggering a congressionally mandated review of alternatives, a defense analyst and a source familiar with the program said on Tuesday. The Pentagon will formally notify Congress soon about the expected cost overrun in the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS), said defense analyst Loren Thompson of the Lexington Institute and the source, who asked not to be named."

NPOESS is as much as $3 Billion over budget, as many as 3 years away, witnesses say

Science Dems: NPOESS Program Deep in the Red; Congress, American People Owed Answers

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