[FPSPACE] US will drastically scale back earth monitoring from space
lissov-i at yandex.ru
Tue Jun 5 11:15:31 EDT 2007
> WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush is trying to convince the world the US is
> ready to take the lead in reducing greenhouse gases.
> They've been using a costly and problem-plagued satellite initiative begun
> more than a decade ago. It was intended to gather weather and climate data.
> But the Pentagon has decided to downsize and launch four satellites instead
> of 6 satellites.
I believe AP refers to the NPOESS polar meteo system --
I doubt one can describe it as an Earth exploration thing.
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