Northrup Grumman

Cygnus Boosts the International Space Station for the First Time. NASA Can Now Potentially Keep the Station Aloft Without Russia’s Progress Spacecraft

Northrup Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft conducted a successful reboost of the International Space Station over the past weekend, on Saturday,…

3 months ago

NASA Sends a 3D Printer for Lunar Regolith and More to the ISS

One of the reasons the ISS is still alive and kicking is that it offers a unique environment for testing…

1 year ago

Astronauts are Getting a New Toilet Next Week

When astronauts have to go, NASA wants them to boldly go. A new space toilet is heading to the International…

2 years ago

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed to 2019

The most powerful space telescope ever built will have to wait on the ground for a few more months into…

5 years ago

Sunshield Layers Installed on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope as Mirror Cryo Cooling Testing Commences

The complex multilayered sunshield that will protect the delicate optics and state of the art infrared science instruments of NASA’s…

5 years ago

Unveiled Webb Telescope Mirrors Mesmerize in ‘Golden’ Glory

NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MD - It’s Mesmerizing ! That’s the overwhelming feeling expressed among the fortunate few setting…

6 years ago

James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Installation Reaches Halfway Point

As history closes in on 2015, assembly of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) reached a historic milestone as the…

7 years ago

NASA Webb Telescope Construction Leaps Forward with Delivery of Mirror Holding Backbone Flight Structure

View showing actual flight structure of mirror backplane unit for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that holds 18 segment…

7 years ago

James Webb Space Telescope’s Pathfinder Mirror Backplane Arrives at NASA Goddard for Critical Assembly Testing

The central piece of the “pathfinder” backplane that will hold all the mirrors for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)…

8 years ago