Aug 16, 2016
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016 -- Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) company, has completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the AstroMesh® radar antenna reflector for the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) satellite.
Jul 15, 2016
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 18, 2016 -- NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for one of several Next Mars Orbiter (NeMO) conceptual study efforts to develop concepts for a potential future orbiter.
Jun 28, 2016
Northrop Grumman AOA Xinetics' Telescope Expertise Tapped by Thirty Meter Telescope on Deformable Mirror Development Contract
DEVENS, Mass., June 28, 2016 -- The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has awarded AOA Xinetics, a Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) company, funding to continue supporting the telescope's Narrow Field Infrared Adaptive Optics System. The AOA Xinetics ...
May 24, 2016
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Reaches Major Milestone in Path to Launch with the Completion and Delivery of Optical Telescope Element
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 24, 2016 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) delivery of the fully integrated Optical Telescope Element (OTE) for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope marks another major milestone toward the October 2018 launch of ...
Feb 19, 2016
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 -- The public is invited to witness remarkable never before seen views of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope in the new Discovery Channel documentary film "TELESCOPE," by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn. ...
Oct 30, 2015
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2015 -- The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced its selection of Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) company, to design and manufacture the radar antenna for its NASA-ISRO Synthetic ...
Oct 08, 2015
Northrop Grumman Team Successfully Completes Manufacturing of Optical Class Spacecraft Structure for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 8, 2015 -- Manufacturing and assembly of the spacecraft structure that will take NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to its ultimate destination 1 million miles from Earth was successfully completed July 1 at Northrop Grumman ...
Sep 01, 2015
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Starshade's Ability to Identify Celestial Objects with Successful Tests at McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope in Arizona
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 1, 2015 –Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) engineers and astronomers demonstrated the ability of a petal-shaped starshade to clearly see celestial objects during two, weeklong series of engineering tests on Kitt Peak at the ...
Aug 26, 2015
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Delivers Telescope Structure for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. â Aug. 26, 2015 â Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered on schedule the telescope structure for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Aug. 24 to Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, paving the way for ...
Aug 12, 2015
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. â Aug.12, 2015 â The first of the five sunshield layers that will make it possible for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to image the formation of stars and galaxies created more than 13.5 billion years ago, was delivered to ...