Commercial Space Stations on the Horizon

Will you and I get to go to space soon? We’ve got exciting updates on Commercial Space Stations. Blue Origin’s private Orbital Reef space station has just passed a key design review called a system definition review (SDR) with NASA, and the new floating structure is expected to begin operations in 2027. “This SDR moves […]

Northrop Grumman and STAR HARBOR to Collaborate on Commercial Space Station Research and Astronaut Training

Northrop Grumman and STAR HARBOR to Collaborate on Commercial Space Station Research and Astronaut Training

Northrop Grumman and STAR HARBOR announced a collaboration for market research and the early development of an astronaut training curricula for Northrop Grumman’s space station concept. In December 2021 Northrop Grumman signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA under the Commercial Low-Earth Orbit Development program for $125.6 million to design a safe, reliable and cost-effective commercial […]

Boom Supersonic Reveals Refined Overture and Announces Landmark Market-Expanding Alliance with Northrop Grumman and New Tier One Suppliers

Boom Supersonic Reveals Refined Overture and Announces Landmark Market-Expanding Alliance with Northrop Grumman and New Tier One Suppliers

Unveils updated Overture validated through wind tunnel tests Expands market opportunity with Northrop Grumman strategic collaboration to offer special mission Overture variant for US military and allies Signs agreements with Collins Aerospace, Safran, and Eaton Boom Supersonic, the company building the world’s fastest airliner, optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability, today presented the refined design […]

Northrop Grumman wins follow on contract for NASA balloon operations

Northrop Grumman wins follow on contract for NASA balloon operations

NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation of Greenbelt, Maryland, for support of the agency’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, located in Palestine, Texas. The NASA Balloon Operations Contract II provides cost-plus-fixed-fee core requirements and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee task orders, along with additional option periods. With all options exercised, the total potential contract […]

Cygnus cargo freighter ends mission at International Space Station

Cygnus cargo freighter ends mission at International Space Station

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.