Northrop Grumman finishes environmental test on Webb Telescope

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.--NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Spacecraft Element successfully completed its last environmental test, thermal vacuum testing, at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach. Thermal...

NASA awards Artemis contract for lunar gateway power, propulsion

In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on May 23 the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL,...
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Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helo achieves first flight

The Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter achieved first flight May 17 at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Fla., site, an important step toward bringing this...

NASA awards $106 million to U.S. small businesses for technology, development

Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to...

Virgin Galactic moving to New Mexico from Mojave

At a May 10 press conference at the New Mexico State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, hosted by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,...

U.S. Air Force welcomes fifth Lockheed Martin-built AEHF satellite to Cape...

The U.S. Air Force is gearing up to launch the fifth global, anti-jam, protected communications satellite after its arrival in Florida. Lockheed Martin shipped the...

Successful demonstration of blown-air flight technologies to revolutionize aircraft design

For the first time in aviation history, an aircraft has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically blown air, removing the need for complex movable...

Sensor technology guides next-generation missile to readiness

The successful LRASM sensor program demonstrates BAE Systems' ability to quickly deliver advanced EW technology to warfighters. BAE Systems worked closely with Lockheed Martin to...

Take it beyond the limit: Mars 2020 Rover heat shield completes...

Protecting against the extremes of space travel is critical to the success of any mission. Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the flight hardware structure...

Northrop Grumman’s Firebird capability showcased at XPONENTIAL

Northrop Grumman photograph Available in manned, autonomous and optionally piloted configurations, Firebird is designed to provide ISR payload and cockpit flexibility through truly open...