Northrop Grumman Space Systems
Type: Government/Top Secret
Launch Cost: $40,000,000
Payload for the US Space Force’s Tactically Responsive Launch program. It is a space domain awareness satellite that was procured under the Space Force’s responsive launch program. The spacecraft was built in under a year and the launch provider was given three weeks of notice for the launch.
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Air launch to orbit
51 rockets have launched from Air launch to orbit.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems – NGSS
- Type: Commercial
- Abbreviation: NGSS
- Administration: CEO: Kathy Warden
- Founded: 2015
- Launchers: Antares | Minotaur | Pegasus
- Spacecraft: Cygnus
- Country: USA
Northrup Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions.