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Northrop Wraps up HALO Preliminary Design Review; Steve Krein Quoted

Northrop Grumman HALO module design

Northrop Grumman has completed the initial preliminary design review (PDR) for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO), the company reported on Wednesday. The module will support NASA’s Lunar Gateway by working as a crew habitat and docking hub for vehicles. “Maturing HALO through its preliminary design marks a major milestone in the module’s production,” said Steve Krein, vice president of civil and commercial satellites at Northrop Grumman.

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NASA Receives Full-Scale Mockup of Blue Origin-Led National Team’s Human Landing System

National Team HLS mockup

A Blue Origin-led team has handed over to NASA an engineering mockup of a human landing system that could bring astronauts to the lunar surface. Blue Origin was one of the three prime contractors tapped by NASA in late April to develop a landing platform in support of the agency’s Artemis moon mission in 2024 and the company said Thursday that it works with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Draper as part of the HLS National Team.

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