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  • NASA’s Lucy spacecraft may have a solar array problem

    Derek RichardsonOctober 18th, 2021

    In an update, NASA said one of the two circular solar arrays on the Lucy spacecraft bound for Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids may not have fully latched during deployment.

  • GALLERY: Cygnus spacecraft soars spaceward toward the ISS

    Derek RichardsonAugust 12th, 2021

    On Aug. 10, 2021, Northrop Grumman launched its NG-16 Cygnus spacecraft atop the company’s Antares rocket into Virginia’s perfectly blue skies.

  • NG-16 Cygnus arrives at International Space Station

    Derek RichardsonAugust 12th, 2021

    Two days after launching from Virginia, Northrop Grumman’s NG-16 Cygnus cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station for a three-month stay.

  • Blue skies welcome NG-16 Cygnus cargo ship, now en route to ISS

    Theresa CrossAugust 10th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman’s NG-16 Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station following a successful launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

  • NG-16 Cygnus to launch supplies to International Space Station

    Theresa CrossAugust 9th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman and NASA are set to fly the 16th contracted Cygnus commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.

  • Lunar Gateway habitation module contract finalized

    Theresa CrossJuly 16th, 2021

    NASA and Northrop Grumman have finalized a contract for the living quarters of the Moon-orbiting Lunar Gateway for the Artemis program, the Habitation and Logistics Outpost.

  • NG-15 Cygnus spacecraft departs space station

    Derek RichardsonJune 29th, 2021

    After four months at the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman’s NG-15 Cygnus cargo ship departed the outpost to begin a brief post-ISS mission.

  • NG-15 Cygnus takes aim on the ISS following successful launch

    Derek RichardsonFebruary 20th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman’s NG-15 Cygnus cargo freighter has been sent on its way to the International Space Station after soaring into orbit atop an Antares rocket.

  • Northrop Grumman on track for launch of NG-15

    Sean CostelloFebruary 20th, 2021

    Blue skies and a positive forecast (holding at 75% favorable) greeted the NG-15 Antares launch vehicle this morning, as NASA and Northrop Grumman continue preparations for today’s launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad-0A, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

  • NG-15 Cygnus set to send new experiments to the space station

    Theresa CrossFebruary 18th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman is set to send its NG-15 Cygnus resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract.

  • ULA successfully launches NRO-101 mission into evening Florida sky

    Sean CostelloNovember 13th, 2020

    With the tell-tale crackle of three GEM 63 solid rocket boosters, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket leapt from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 41 pad at 5:32 p.m. EST this evening, carrying a top-secret National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) payload skyward.

  • Northrop Grumman prepares to launch next Cygnus re-supply to ISS

    Cullen DesforgesSeptember 28th, 2020

    Northrop Grumman is preparing to launch its next Antares Rocket and Cygnus re-supply spacecraft from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The mission, dubbed NG-14, will send the Cygnus spacecraft loaded with supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station.

  • Northrop Grumman cancels OmegA rocket following NSSL contract loss

    Matt HaskellSeptember 10th, 2020

    In an expected move following recent contract awards, Northrop Grumman has announced the cancellation of their OmegA launch vehicle program.

  • Northrop Grumman continues to advance NASA’s Artemis program

    Matt HaskellSeptember 3rd, 2020

    Aerospace giant Northrop Grumman continues to meet milestones in preparation for NASA’s Artemis program, as it completes a successful booster test fire for Artemis IV, and delivers the final abort motor for Artemis II

  • NASA to air Northrop Grumman FSB-1 test fire from Utah

    Theresa CrossSeptember 2nd, 2020

    On Wednesday, September 2 at 2:45 p.m.. EDT, NASA will broadcast a full-duration test fire by Northrop Grumman of a Space Launch System (SLS) rocket booster. It will air on NASA television and will also be viewable online, via their website. The test will be conducted at Northrop Grumman’s manufacturing and test facilities in Promontory, […]