Talk:NPOESS

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Estimated first launch date[edit]

The estimated first launch date of 2013 is incorrect. According to IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, VOL. 44, NO. 3, MARCH 2006

http://www.nrl.navy.mil/WindSat/pdfs/TGRS06_WindSat_Li.pdf, 2009 is the first estimated launch date.

See page 530, column 2

"planned for launch as part of the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) in the 2009 time frame." 192.73.31.49 (talk) 21:13, 16 August 2012 (UTC)