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Under Control: Lockheed Martin-built AEHF-5 protected communications satellite now in transfer...

The U.S. Air Force's 4th Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force, Colo., Base is now "talking" with the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency...

Northrop Grumman’s hemispherical resonator gyro achieves 50 million operating hours in...

Northrop Grumman’s hemispherical resonator gyro, a sensor known for its unmatched reliability on commercial, government and civil space missions, has reached 50 million operating...

Apollo 11’s return to Earth rooted in aeronautics research

A half-century ago, as the Apollo 11 command module Columbia ripped through Earth’s atmosphere, moments from ending the historic first lunar landing mission, research...

NASA announces U.S. industry partnerships to advance Moon, Mars technology

As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program, commercial companies are developing new technologies, working toward space...

SpaceX Dragon en route to space station with NASA science, cargo

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations...

Northrop Grumman-built TESS discovers more than 20 new planets after one...

Northrop Grumman celebrated one year of successful science operations for NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, built and operated by the company for NASA. In just...

NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan, crewmates arrive at space station on 50th...

Fifty years to the day that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the Moon in a giant leap for humanity, NASA astronaut...

Apollo 11’s ‘amiable strangers’: Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mission commander Neil Armstrong was the flying ace, Buzz Aldrin the scholar. Michael Collins was a crack test pilot, too,...

DOD played significant role in lead-up to Apollo 11 moon mission

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first humans to set foot...

Fifty years ago; one “giant leap for mankind”

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the world watched in wonder as the first humans landed on the Moon. Five days earlier, a giant...