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’s Goddard Space Flight Center celebrates 60 years

https://youtu.be/yzuqG23Yvww On May 1, 1959, the Beltsville Space Center in Greenbelt, Md., was renamed NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in honor of Robert H. Goddard,...

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...

NASA previews 2020 unmanned aircraft demonstration activities

NASA began outreach efforts for the upcoming Systems Integration and Operationalization demonstration in 2020 at a panel discussion at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle...

10 years ago, Hubble’s final servicing mission made it better than...

Astronaut Mike Massimino floated next to the Hubble Space Telescope’s cylindrical body and began to remove the screws that fastened a handrail to one...
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Northrop Grumman successfully completes first stage test for OmegA rocket

PROMONTORY, Utah – May 30, 2019 – Northrop Grumman successfully conducted a full-scale static fire test of the first stage of its new OmegATM...

Air Force successfully launches satellites from New Zealand on Electron Rocket

The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners has successfully launched three Department of Defense research and development satellites on Huntington Beach, Calif.,-based Rocket...

SLS begins insulation process for booster segments for second flight

NASA and Northrop Grumman technicians in Promontory, Utah, have applied insulation to the final booster motor segment for the second flight of NASA’s deep...

Army astronaut reflects on mission 250 miles above Earth

An Army astronaut on a six-month mission in space recently shared her experience, saying she still leans on her military training while aboard the...

Ensuring Astronaut Safety: Lockheed Martin, NASA successfully demonstrate Orion Launch Abort...

The critical launch abort system for NASA's Orion spacecraft was put to its hardest test today, and it demonstrated its capability to pull the...