Humanity is getting three more space stations this decade, and on Thursday, NASA signed just as many mammoth deals with the companies that will build them.
A Northrop Grumman Cygnus supply ship departed the International Space Station Saturday after a three-month stay, heading off on the final phase of its mission to deploy a U.S. military tech demo payload and re-enter the atmosphere to dispose of 7,500 pounds of trash.
After it delivers a prototype satellite to the Missile Defense Agency, Northrop Grumman plans to conduct an on-orbit test
Northrop rolled the dice, and won itself a monopoly market in space (for now).
When astronauts finally get back to the moon, Northrop Grumman has been given the funds by NASA to build the place where they will stay while in orbit.
Northrop Grumman’s latest space station delivery includes pizza for seven.
Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp raised its full-year forecast on Thursday and beat quarterly estimates, propped up by high demand at its fast-growing space unit.
The lunar Gateway is NASA’s planned orbiting way station for future lunar missions of the Artemis program that aim to have a repeated presence on the lunar surface, and prepare astronauts for eventual missions to Mars.
Company executes design, integration and testing of launch vehicle in less than four months