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  • Northrop Builds Spacecraft Bus for Webb Telescope - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Builds Spacecraft Bus for Webb Telescope

    Northrop Grumman has completed the production and assembly of the spacecraft bus for NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope at Northrop’s Redondo Beach facility in California. The company said Thursday the structure is made of carbon fiber composites and works to integrate Webb’s optical telescope, instrument electronics and sunshield. It also houses the propulsion system, communications system and electrical power, and mounts Webb […] More

  • Northrop, NASA Move Webb Telescope Spacecraft Through Design Review - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop, NASA Move Webb Telescope Spacecraft Through Design Review

    An independent panel of experts has completed the critical design review on the spacecraft for the James Webb Space Telescope, which Northrop Grumman is building for NASA. The review finished five months ahead of schedule and took place after 76 preceding reviews of the telescope’s spacecraft, Northrop announced Friday. Northrop is building the spacecraft to point the […] More

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