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  • NASA Ships Webb Telescope's OTIS Instrument Module to Northrop Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Ships Webb Telescope’s OTIS Instrument Module to Northrop Facility

    An instrument module of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope arrived at Northrop Grumman‘s Redondo Beach, California-based facility Friday ahead of scheduled tests. NASA shipped the combined Optical Telescope and Integrated Science instrument module from the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, after the agency completed cryogenic tests on the hardware, Northrop said Monday. OTIS was encased in a […] More

  • Northrop Receives Final NeXolve-Built Sunshield Layer for Webb Space Observatory - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Receives Final NeXolve-Built Sunshield Layer for Webb Space Observatory

    NeXolve has built and delivered the fifth sunshield layer for NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope to Northrop Grumman‘s aerospace campus in Redondo Beach, California. NASA said Tuesday Northrop will integrate final flight layers into the telescope’s sunshield subsystem to support folding and deployment tests as part of the final system validation process. Northrop designed the telescope’s, optics and spacecraft bus as the […] More

  • Peggy Nelson: Northrop Employees Build 'FabLab' to Advance Aerospace Ideas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Peggy Nelson: Northrop Employees Build ‘FabLab’ to Advance Aerospace Ideas

    Northrop Grumman has opened a new aerospace technology laboratory at its Space Park campus in Redondo Beach, Calif. that more than 70 company employees developed the idea of and helped create. The Fabrication Laboratory, dubbed “FabLab,” will house both engineers and non-engineers in an environment that is intended as a collaborative environment to share ideas on and […] More

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