Space Symposium

Space Symposium

April 4–7, 2022

Northrop Grumman at the 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.

Come visit us at the 37th annual Space Symposium, at booth #1102, to learn more about Northrop Grumman’s broad space portfolio.

If you are a member of the media and interested in speaking with a subject matter expert, please contact Daniel Hazard.

Space Symposium Website

Northrop Grumman will be speaking on the following panels at the Space Symposium:

Monday April 4 | 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. MT

Opening Ceremony with remarks from Tom Wilson

Tuesday, April 5 | 1 – 2 p.m. MT

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope: Road to First Science

Featuring Thomas Zurbuchen and Greg Robinson from NASA and Scott Willoughby from Northrop Grumman

A render of a Moon automobile driving on the surface of the Moon.

Wednesday, April 6 | 2:15 p.m. MT

Steve Krein – Enabling Commercial Opportunities in Lunar Exploration

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An AR Experience Like no Other

Explore the future of satellite servicing with Portals to Space.

Launch desktop experience Launch mobile experience

Space Made Seamless, From Earth To Orbit And Beyond. That’s Defining Possible.

Building the future space enterprise without disrupting today’s missions requires the foundational experience and trailblazing innovation only Northrop Grumman can offer. We’re uniquely positioned to deliver next-generation capabilities designed for seamless integration with existing systems. From concept to production, launch to integration, and sustainment to mission extension, our balanced solutions help our customers lean forward without falling back.

Mission Extension Vehicle attached to a large satellite orbiting the Earth

Space Mobility and Logistics

Northrop Grumman is the undisputed industry leader in space mobility and logistics and currently the only commercial company with two active life extension missions underway.

Learn more Images SpaceLogistics Announces Launch Agreement with SpaceX and First Mission Extension Pod Contract with Optus

Satellite Communications

Northrop Grumman has decades of experience as a prime contractor, payload, and communication links provider supporting vital national security missions. Our solutions provide a range of customer options from small, low-cost to distributed, resilient constellations.

Our systems engineering, mission engineering and non-traditional acquisition approaches allow us to provide solutions faster while reducing risk to mission and cost.

The Habitat and Logistics Outpost

Human Exploration and Discovery

Northrop Grumman is making critical contributions to achieving NASA’s goals of exploring the Moon, Mars, and deep space.

We pair our proven astroscience and spaceflight technologies with decades of mission expertise to form the rock-solid foundation of every next-generation space exploration solution.

We’re proud to lead the industry team that built and deployed the James Webb Space Telescope. Our work on JWST continues as it gathers imagery & data that will revolutionize our understanding of the universe.

Commercial Space Station fact sheet HALO fact sheet Lunar Terrain Vehicle fact sheet SLS Images James Webb Space Telescope Begins Million-Mile Journey Northrop Grumman Celebrates Webb Telescope’s Arrival at Lagrange Point 2 Northrop Grumman Signs Agreement with NASA to Design Space Station for Low Earth Orbit Northrop Grumman Announces Team for NASA’s Next-Generation Lunar Terrain Vehicle Northrop Grumman Set to Launch Cargo Resupply Mission and Perform Reboost Service for International Space Station
Cygnus in orbit with the International Space Station (ISS)

Payload and Ground Systems

Our payloads can be found on almost all of the significant satellite constellations and spacecraft for customers like the Intelligence Community, the US Space Force, and NOAA. Some of our most cutting edge work revolves around AESA radars, advanced processing, and optics across the spectrum. Our ground systems teams support the large tail of flying constellations and processing all data that they gather for rapid dissemination to our customers.

Commercial Satellites

Northrop Grumman’s GEOStar™ 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 and other telecommunications missions.

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Twilit sky in space with a bright streak arching over Earth’s atmosphere

Missile Defense

From command systems to advanced interceptors we’re working across multiple domains to ensure reliable, effective protection against traditional ballistic and emerging hypersonic threats.

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missile launch through clouds

Ground Based Strategic Deterrent

Through our trusted partnership with the U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent nationwide team is committed to providing a system that is capable, safe, secure and reliable – and ready at a moment’s notice. The company is creating cutting-edge innovations in digital engineering to design and produce this modern strategic deterrent capability for the U.S. Air Force. Together, we are defining what’s possible for providing an enduring weapon system that remains on cost and on schedule.

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Launch Vehicles and Propulsion

Northrop Grumman provides reliable and flight-proven solid rocket motors for both Northrop Grumman vehicles and for other providers in defense and commercial markets.

Launch Vehicles Propulsion Systems
NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover on Mars

Space Components

We are a preeminent provider of high quality spacecraft components for of commercial, civil and national security space applications. As a leader in the industry, products manufactured by Northrop Grumman unit have flown aboard virtually every U.S. satellite built in the last 20 years.

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