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What does NPOES stand for?

NPOES stands for National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite (also seen as NPOESS)

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The JPSS program is the restructured civilian portion of the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) program and this step represents the final action to transition the instrument contracts to NASA.
5 billion National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP) took off aboard a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 2:48 am local time (0948 GMT said.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Space News) Oct 16, 2011 National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project Climate satellite to launch on Delta 2 rocket on Oct.
is being awarded a $48,700,000 cost-plus award-fee contract modification to provide for design activities, including hardware and software modifications, necessary to incorporate the FT1394a data interface into the Crosstrack Infrared Sounder and the Visible/Infrared Imager/Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Sensors supporting the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) spacecraft acquisition and operation effort.
ITT Industries is currently developing an advanced instrument, the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS), which will significantly improve data provided to weather forecasters by using ITT Industries' Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS).