Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space.
Defining Possible in Space
Right now, Northrop Grumman is pioneering across every sector of space, helping government, civil and commercial customers tackle some of their biggest challenges. Our forward-leaning, pioneering spirit is backed by a legacy of expertise that began at the dawn of the space age.
Our mission expertise in space runs deep, we know our customers well, and our capabilities are unmatched. This is what allows us to provide reliable, agile, and affordable space solutions to solve our customers’ toughest problems.
From defending freedom to advancing human discovery, we are defining what is possible in space every day.
Northrop Grumman's deep mission expertise gives us a unique perspective to know what it takes to protect the warfighter and preserve freedom, both in space and from space. Our leading-edge technologies and agile practices lead to pioneering breakthroughs that enable our customers to carry out their vital missions to preserve freedom on the ground and in orbit.
All of this is made possible by the industry’s best team. We know the roles we play are integral to our nation’s security and we are committed to solving our customers’ toughest problems, now and for decades to come.
Our depth and breadth of mission experience in developing leading-edge space technologies allows us to play vital roles in the quest to answer compelling questions about the origins of our universe, to explore beyond our own planet, and pioneer new technologies.
Our team is passionate about space exploration, science and technology. We have been part of space exploration from the very beginning and we continue to lean forward in defining infinite possibilities for our customers to solve their toughest problems as we build the future of space.
Our Legacy in Space
Building the future of space takes a deep understanding of where we came from. From the dawn of the space age, the companies that are a part of Northrop Grumman have achieved historic accomplishments. The company was instrumental in the development of the nation’s first missile and satellite programs, the achievements of the Apollo moon landings, the development of the Space Shuttle and International Space Station, and many ground-breaking space science missions. We made history in space.
Videos: Innovations in Space
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What does Northrop Grumman do in Space?
Since the dawn of the space age, Northrop Grumman has put innovative products and ideas into orbit, on the Moon, and beyond – from systems engineering, spacecraft manufacturing, precision sensors, space instrument design, ground stations development, orbiting space platforms and revolutionary launch vehicles.