Space A – Z

Chandra X-Ray Observatory

On July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched, carried by the Space Shuttle Columbia from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. About a month later, on Aug. 26, 1999, the first powerful images from Chandra were provided to the public.

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Chemical High-Energy Laser Systems

All of the U.S. military's megawatt-class laser systems are chemical lasers designed and built by Northrop Grumman. Two of those pioneering, high-power laser systems continue to lead the way for the laser weapon systems of tomorrow: The Chemical Oxygen Iodine Laser onboard the Airborne Laser Test Bed, and the Tactical…

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Chemistry Services

Chemistry Services perform investigative testing and analytical services.

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Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES)

Eye on Earth's Radiant Energy System

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Commercial Rocket Motors

Northrop Grumman propulsion systems are employed in the company's Pegasus®, Minotaur, Antares™ and OmegA™ rockets as well as in Delta IV and commercial launch vehicles.

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Commercial Satellites

Northrop Grumman's GEOStar™ geostationary Earth orbit (GEO) commercial satellites are among the industry's best-selling small- and medium-class communications satellites for 2 – 8 kW missions. The world's leading satellite communications service providers rely on our lower-cost, highly reliable GEOStar satellites for their broadband, television broadcasting, mobile communications, business data networks…

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Counter Hypersonics — In the News

Open dialog about the importance of modern missile defense is necessary for future success. Introducing new capabilities to address the threat of maneuvering hypersonic missiles requires the best of government and industry to come together to solve some of the nation's most critical technical challenges. Northrop Grumman is part of…

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Counter Hypersonics — Reports

The United States is at an inflection point in air and missile defense modernization. Ensuring that the foundational architecture of sensors, interceptors, and command and control is correctly tailored to the mission is critically important to future success. These are some of the reports driving government policy and industry investment…

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Counter Hypersonics — Technology, Capability and Expertise

Transformational missile defense requires a pioneering combination of current and emerging technologies expertly brought together to neutralize the threat. Northrop Grumman has the people, talent and technology required to tackle the challenge of defeating hypersonic maneuvering vehicles and advanced cruise missiles. As a proven and trusted provider of air and…

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Counter Hypersonics — Voices

It's important that the need for modern missile defense be openly articulated and discussed as the United States, its allies and partners invest in future capabilities. Here's what the leading voices are saying in this ongoing dialog.

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Counter Hypersonics Mission

History demonstrates that no weapon is invincible. Northrop Grumman, in partnership with the U.S. government and industry, can neutralize these hypersonic threats and protect our nation and its warfighters against these modern destructive weapons. Northrop Grumman and our teammates are working together on groundbreaking solutions to detect, track and defeat…

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Counter Hypersonics: Defeating the Invincible

No threat is static. Today, we face the challenge of hypersonic missiles and maneuvering reentry vehicles that can move through the atmosphere at more than five times the speed of sound. Protecting the homeland and our regional forces against these modern destructive weapons is a significant challenge. Northrop Grumman is…

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Cygnus Spacecraft

Northrop Grumman developed the Cygnus advanced maneuvering spacecraft to provide cargo delivery services under a NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) Space Act Agreement.

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