Falls Church-based aerospace and defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a $935 million contract from NASA to build the crew quarters for a space station in lunar orbit as part of NASA’s Artemis program, which plans to return astronauts to the moon this decade. The Fortune 500 corporation will complete the design and
Falls Church contractor working on 2024 Artemis mission to take astronauts back to moon
Falls Church-based Fortune 100 defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. announced Wednesday it has completed the initial preliminary design review (PDR) for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO), which will serve as living quarters for astronauts at the Lunar Gateway mini space station during lunar exploration missions. The HALO design was inspired by Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus
Dynetics to develop spacecraft, human landing system for lunar mission
Dynetics, a subsidiary of Reston-based federal contractor Leidos, has started developing a spacecraft called the Autonomous Logistics Platform for All-Moon Cargo Access through a potential $253 million contract with NASA to develop human landing systems for the agency’s lunar mission by 2024, CNBC first reported Wednesday. NASA selected Dynetics, along with Blue Origin and SpaceX,
Northrop Grumman subsidiary to design living quarters for Lunar Gateway spacecraft
Dulles-based Orbital Sciences Corp., a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp., has been awarded a $187 million NASA contract to design living quarters for the Lunar Gateway mini space station. The Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) design will be inspired by Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft, which delivers supplies, equipment and experiments to the International Space Station.