Space Symposium

Space Symposium

Aug. 23-26, 2021

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 36th annual Space Symposium, at booth #1101, 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 Logan Rice.

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

A missile warning satellite in orbit

Monday Aug. 23 2-3 p.m. MT

Shaping the Future of Missile Warning and Missile Defense – Northrop Grumman’s End-to-End Capabilities (Media Roundtable)


Tuesday, Aug. 24, 3:30-3:45 p.m. MT

One on One with Tom Wilson

view of earth from space

Wednesday, Aug. 25, 3:20-4:10 p.m. MT

Building a Digital Force

Portals to Space Graphic

An AR Experience Like no Other

Explore the future of satellite servicing with Portals to Space.

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Northrop Grumman is defining possible in space, ground and launch systems with deep mission expertise and end-to-end capabilities in national security, civil, and commercial systems.


National Security Space

Northrop Grumman’s mission expertise in strategic deterrence, secure communications, missile warning and missile defense, space security and advanced technologies enable our national security space customers to carry out their most vital missions – protecting the nation, the warfighter and preserving freedom, now and for decades to come.

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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 Northrop Grumman and Intelsat Make History with Docking of Second Mission Extension Vehicle to Extend Life of Satellite
A missile warning satellite in orbit

Missile Warning and Tracking

Our missile warning and tracking systems and sensors range from near real-time alert of impending attacks and threat tracking capabilities to the defeat of incoming threats. 

Image Northrop Grumman Completes Critical Design Review for Next-Gen OPIR Missile Warning Mission Payload Northrop Grumman to Provide Next-Generation Missile Warning Satellites for US Space Force
A satellite above earth in space

Protected Tactical SatCom

For decades Northrop Grumman has been the premiere provider of jam-resistant payloads to ensure protected communications for essential military communications.

Learn more Northrop Grumman Designs Protected Tactical SATCOM Payload Prototype for the Space Force Northrop Grumman Receives Award for Evolved Strategic SATCOM Program Northrop Grumman to Provide Protected Tactical SATCOM Rapid Prototype for the Space Force
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.

Northrop Grumman Increases Collaboration with Space and Missile Systems Center by Implementing Agile Methodology

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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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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