Articles about Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman's MEV-2 life-extender successfully coupled with an active satellite

18 Apr 2021

Technology
Northrop Grumman's MEV-2 life-extender successfully coupled with an active satellite

In an industry-first development that could potentially increase the active service life of satellites, renowned aerospace and defense technology company Northrop Grumman successfully docked a life-extension vehicle to an operational satellite.

US Navy tests laser weapon capable of shooting planes mid-air

23 May 2020

World
US Navy tests laser weapon capable of shooting planes mid-air

The US Navy has successfully tested a weapon that can fire targeted beams of high-energy laser to shoot small planes and drones out of the sky.

Want world's largest plane? It "just" costs $400 million

15 Jun 2019

Technology
Want world's largest plane? It "just" costs $400 million

Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane by wingspan, is up for sale for a whopping $400 million.

Stratolaunch, world's largest aircraft, nails historic first flight

14 Apr 2019

Technology
Stratolaunch, world's largest aircraft, nails historic first flight

In a historic feat, Stratolaunch, the largest plane in the world, has taken to the skies for the first time.

California couple denies torturing and abusing chained, shackled children

19 Jan 2018

World
California couple denies torturing and abusing chained, shackled children

California couple David and Louise Turpin, whose 13 children were found bound and chained inside their house, have pleaded not guilty.

California couple chained, tortured their 13 children, arrested

16 Jan 2018

World
California couple chained, tortured their 13 children, arrested

On Sunday, California cops received a strange call: a 17-year-old girl said she'd escaped from her house, where her 12 siblings were held captive.

After US reportedly loses satellite, SpaceX defends its role

10 Jan 2018

Technology
After US reportedly loses satellite, SpaceX defends its role

Responding to reports that it has lost a satellite on a classified mission, SpaceX claimed the Falcon 9 "did everything correctly" and contrary claims are "categorically false."