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Fri, Aug 30, 2013

Contrary to the impression of your headline, most of the investment for projects that are "terminated" are not lost. Typically the project is reorganized under a different management structure with a narrower scope but a retention of the key capabiities most of which were already well developed. This is certainly the case with NPOESS, which was reorganized as JPSS with a private vendor being displaced in favor of NASA as the main contracting agent.

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