Space A – Z

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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Defense Support Program (DSP)

The Northrop Grumman-built Defense Support Program (DSP) satellites have been the spaceborne segment of NORAD's Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment system since 1970. Using infrared detectors that sense the heat from missile plumes against the earth background, these orbiting sentries detect, characterize and report ballistic missile launches; they also see…

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Diaphragm Tanks Data Sheets – Sorted by Part Number

Please note: qualified propellant volume might not be the maximum propellant compartment volume. We will provide maximum propellant compartment volume upon request. OA's P/N Total Volume (in³) Total Volume (L) Qualified Propellant Volume (in³, lbm) Qualified Propellant Volume (L, kg) Tank Size (in) Tank Size (mm) Weight (lbm) Weight (kg)…

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Diaphragm Tanks Data Sheets – Sorted by Volume

Please note: qualified propellant volume might not be the maximum propellant compartment volume. We will provide maximum propellant compartment volume upon request. OA's P/N Total Volume (in³) Total Volume (L) Qualified Propellant Volume (in³, lbm) Qualified Propellant Volume (L, kg) Tank Size (in) Tank Size (mm) Weight (lbm) Weight (kg)…

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E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is a game changer in how the Navy will conduct battle management command and control

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Eagle Spacecraft

Northrop Grumman's Eagle spacecraft product line is designed to meet the growing market demand for affordable and reliable spacecraft capable of supporting a variety of mission applications.

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Earth Observing System – Aqua

The Aqua Earth Observing System satellite is helping us better understand the causes and effects of global change.

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Earth Observing System – Aura

An Earth Observing System satellite that will help clear the air of guesswork.

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Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Services (EEE)

Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Services provides engineering design and test implementation for Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility (EMI/EMC), along with TEMPEST capabilities certified under the National Security Agency (NSA) TEMPEST Endorsement Program.

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Enhanced Polar System

EPS will provide continuous coverage in the polar region for secure, jam-resistant, strategic and tactical communications to support peacetime, contingency, homeland defense, humanitarian assistance and wartime operations.

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Enhanced Polar System Control and Planning Segment (EPS CAPS)

Enhanced Polar System (EPS) Control and Planning Segment (CAPS) provides space-enabled, secure communications capabilities to polar users in support of national objectives. CAPS provides telemetry and control, mission planning and cryptographic planning for the EPS payload.

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Environmental Testing

Environmental Testing experts conduct dynamic, acoustic, thermal, structural and wind tunnel testing to verify the mission-readiness of spacecraft and aircraft components, sub-assemblies and system-level hardware.

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Executing Yellowfin: New Space Paradigms

BY ADAM GUNDERSON   Will it work? The most dreaded question faced by any group of experts. Better yet, will it work when you have a baseline design captured on a whiteboard, requirements written in one week, hardware with no space flight heritage, and a company culture architected over 60…

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Global Security

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 and spacecraft manufacturing, to precision sensors, space instrument design, ground stations development, orbiting space platforms and revolutionary…

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High Efficiency Cryocoolers

Northrop Grumman has an extensive and highly successful history providing cryocoolers for Space and Tactical missions requiring high performance, low mass, high reliability, and low system level cost.

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Human Spaceflight and Logistics

Since 2014, Northrop Grumman has provided vital supplies to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station with our Cygnus spacecraft launched aboard our Antares rocket. Now, as NASA plans to return humans to the Moon, Northrop Grumman is playing an integral role in the Artemis program.

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Hyperspectral Airborne Terrestrial Imager (HATI)

With Northrop Grumman's latest hyperspectral instrument, the Hyperspectral Airborne Terrestrial Imager (HATI), high resolution images of the full solar spectrum reflected from any environmental scene can be captured.

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