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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. […]
I’ve touched the Apollo 14 vehicle, witnessed the first flight of the C-2A cargo aircraft and watched Dawn leave the Earth – Life at Northrop Grumman […]
Before launching onto the celestial stage, Northrop Grumman experts dress spacecraft to protect it from extreme space temperatures. […]
Dr. Ed Silverman Northrop Grumman Fellow […]
Imagine having to squeeze an enormous mirror and a sunshield that’s the size of a tennis court into a rocket ship. This is the reality of an intricate deployment process engineers have incorporated into the construction of the James Webb Space Telescope. […]