Space A – Z

Laser Firsts

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Laser Technology

Northrop Grumman leveraging successes with high-energy, solid-state lasers to advance electric technology through the Army's Robust Electric Laser Initiative (RELI), as well as under a contract for the Revolution in Fiber Lasers (RIFL) program from DARPA. By improving efficiency and beam quality. Both offer scalable and affordable approaches for military…

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LSP Suite

The LSP Suite is a 3-D electromagnetic particle-in-cell (PIC) code designed for large scale plasma simulations. The code calculates the interaction between charged particles (electrons and ions) and external and self-generated electric and magnetic fields. The code started with SBIR funding in 1995 and became commercialized in 2002. Some current…

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Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite

NASA's next mission to the moon won't involve astronauts or merely orbit its surface. Prior to a human return to the moon, a mission is underway to build a satellite that will impact one of the moon's polar regions to search for water ice beneath its permanently-shadowed craters.

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