Launch Vehicles and Propulsion A-Z

Pegasus Rocket

Northrop Grumman Successfully Launches Pegasus XL Rocket for the US Space Force Pegasus Rocket On April 5, 1990, a new era began in commercial space flight when the Pegasus rocket was launched from beneath a NASA B-52 aircraft in a mission that originated from Dryden Flight Research Center in California.…


Propulsion Products and Services

Northrop Grumman offers the complete range of products and services needed to develop and produce high quality flight hardware. The reliability of our propulsion products has been proven over four decades of flight experience - no spacecraft, launcher or missile has failed because of a failure in a Northrop Grumman-built…


Propulsion Technologies

Northrop Grumman has been advancing propulsion technology since 1958. Our earliest work involved cold gas, heated gas, and liquid bipropellant and monopropellant rockets and boosters; we continue to further these technologies today.