News Releases

08/10/18 - Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace Opens New Facility, Bringing Innovation and Jobs to Oxnard

01/29/18 - Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace Completes NISAR Reflector Critical Design Review (CDR)

08/09/17 - Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace Completes Preliminary Design Review for Inmarsat 6’s L-band Reflectors

06/26/17 - Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace Delivers Mission Critical Capability for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

03/30/17 - Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace Selected for Airbus Defence and Space Inmarsat 6 L-band Antenna Reflectors

08/16/16 - Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Completes NISAR Reflector Preliminary Design Review

05/25/15 - NASA's SMAP Satellite Becomes Operationally Successful with Northrop Grumman AstroMesh® Reflector

04/14/15 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Delivers James Webb Space Telescope Deployable Tower Assembly

02/03/15 - NASA's SMAP Satellite Successfully Launches With Northrop Grumman AstroMesh® Reflector

11/21/14 - NASA's SMAP Satellite To Use Northrop Grumman's AstroMesh Reflector to Collect Data on Climate and Weather Fluctuations

08/13/14 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Delivers Lightning Fast, Self-Deploying Antennas for Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

03/12/14 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Delivers Antennas for Next-Generation GPS III Satellites 3 Through 6

08/27/13 - Photo Release -- Photo Release - JIB Antennas From Northrop Grumman Astro Aerospace Will Support Ship Identification Capability Being Added to Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

08/06/13 - Photo Release -- Reflector System Built by Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Unit Deploys Successfully Aboard Alphasat Communications Satellite

04/17/13 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Receives Follow-On Order for 48 More JIB Antennas for GPS III Satellites

02/29/12 - Northrop Grumman Business Unit Astro Aerospace Achieves Two Quality Management Certifications

01/09/12 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Unit Completes Critical Design Audit of Reflector Boom Assembly for SMAP Mission

08/29/11 - Multimedia Release -- Northrop Grumman Business Unit Astro Aerospace Delivers Antennas to Lockheed Martin for GPS III

05/09/11 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Delivers Deployable Reflector to Astrium for Alphasat I-XL Spacecraft

08/06/09 - Photo Release -- AstroMesh Deployable Reflector From Northrop Grumman Will Help NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Map Soil Moisture Globally

01/19/09 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman-Built Satellite Antenna Enables NASA's Discovery of Buried Glaciers On Mars

10/13/08 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's Reflector System Successfully Deploys Aboard Fourth Inmarsat Communications Satellite

10/01/08 - Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Receives Group Achievement Award From NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Antenna

01/21/08 - NGST-Built Antennas Helping Provide Data On Moon's Thermal History for Japan's KAGUYA (SELENE) Mission

03/07/07 - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Royal Aeronautical Society Recognize Northrop Grumman for Success in Space Deployables

11/06/06 - Northrop Grumman Delivers Satellite Antennas That Aid in Nuclear Arms Control

09/19/06 - Northrop Grumman-Built Antenna Deploys to Seek Water For SHARAD Experiment on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

09/29/05 - Northrop Grumman Ships Final AstroMesh Reflector to EADS Astrium for Last Inmarsat 4 Satellite

03/28/05 - Northrop Grumman's AstroMesh Reflector Successfully Deploys on Inmarsat 4 Satellite

03/29/04 - Northrop Grumman' AstroMesh Reflector Successfully Deployed on Mobile Broadcasting Corporation MBSAT Satellite

03/12/04 - Northrop Grumman to provide antenna for Italy's shallow radar experiment on NASA's Mission to Mars.

03/01/04 - Northrop Grumman's AstroMast and Hinge Mechanism successfully deployed on defense meteorological satellite program spacecraft

08/18/03 - Second 12-meter AstroMesh Reflector was successfully deployed aboard the Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company's second spacecraft last month

08/04/03 - Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Astro Aerospace business unit has passed The Boeing Company's quality systems audit.

11/05/02 - Astro Aerospace awarded Boeing Exceptional Company Performance Award for work on Mobile Transporter

07/02/02 - TRW completes critical design review on AstroMesh reflectors for INMSARSAT 4

06/20/02 - NASA successfully attaches mobile base system to Space Station's Astro Aerospace-built mobile transporter

06/05/02 - Astro Mast boom deploys key instrument on Odyssey spacecraft in Mars orbit

04/12/02 - Mobile transporter tested, STS-110 mission control center status report

04/12/02 - TRW moves ahead with AstroMesh reflector for MBSAT; MBSAT to provide digital audio and video services

04/12/02 - TRW-built AstroMesh reflector deployed aboard Thuraya spacecraft