Carina Nebula

Northrop Grumman provides end-to-end space capabilities to a broad range of customers, such as NASA, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force and a variety of commercial entities. Northrop Grumman will win the future of space. […]

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Northrop Grumman in Arizona

Grand Canyon in Arizona

Situated in the innovation and technology hub of the Southwest, Northrop Grumman Arizona employees are pushing the boundaries of space exploration, launch systems and missile defense. […]

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James Webb Space Telescope

As the prime contractor, Northrop Grumman led the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. […]

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Head in the Clouds

Even the most advanced military technology and missions need help to withstand the elements and at Northrop Grumman, our atmospheric scientists are the in-house experts on weather and its potential impact on the U.S. military. […]

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Capabilities Refrigeration Capacity: 2W @ 45 K 8W @ 77 K 23W @ 150 K Compressor Input Power: Up to 180 W Reliability: > 90% at 87,600 hours (10 years) Environment: -40 C to -70 C Exported Vibration: < 50 mN Drive Axis < 200 mN Pulse Tube Axis Mass (single stage): < 4.5 kg […]

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Space Symposium

Northrop Grumman is a premier provider of space, ground and launch systems with deep mission expertise and end-to-end capabilities in national security, civil, and commercial systems. […]

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Advanced Technology and Innovation

woman smiling

The result of constantly questioning and problem solving? A shared purpose that puts Northrop Grumman on the forefront of innovation and advanced technology development, everywhere from below the waves to above the atmosphere. […]

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A Career in Orbit

On Jan. 31, 2023, Vice President Kamala Harris awarded Doug and Bob the Congressional Space Medal of Honor for their meritorious efforts and contributions to America’s space programs throughout their NASA careers, including their roles in the Demo-2 mission. […]

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Human Spaceflight and Logistics

commercial space station above earth

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. […]

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Game Changer Part III: Triumph

Webb Telescope workers wearing bunny suits

In the Spring of 2018, questions from the media, Congress and the science community swirled around NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope program. The headlines weren’t kind. […]

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Space at Southampton Conference

technicians working on James Webb Space Telescope in cleanroom

On 28 September, join us at Southampton University to hear how researchers are helping to reach space, explore space and change the world with satellite data. Employees from Northrop Grumman will also be speaking on the conference programme. Northrop Grumman is proud to work with Southampton University and fund a number of its research projects. […]

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The Coolest Technology: Cryocoolers

man holding cryocooler

Cryocoolers are machines that keep sensors extremely cold so that satellites and space telescopes can take pictures on long-term missions. Whether we’re looking back toward Earth or outward into deep space, the sensors that capture images require extremely low temperatures. […]

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Navigating the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope

space telescope with purple skies and galaxies

The team behind Northrop Grumman’s Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit navigation system is working to make sure the Roman Space Telescope can stabilize and point in the right direction, even when it’s extremely far from home for many years. […]

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Water on Mars

View of Mars from space

Water on Mars? Thanks to innovative space deployable structures made by Astro Aerospace, we are learning more about the Red Planet every day. […]

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