NGC Highlights Capabilities for Leading Next Generation Into Space

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is leading the next generation into space with strategic products and systems it will highlight throughout the 28th National Space Symposium (NSS) in Colorado Springs April 16-19 at exhibit #600.

"We are featuring innovative missions of all sizes and showcasing a group of key products we've developed to support them," said Jeff Grant, vice president and general manager of Space Systems for Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. "Our mission perspective is augmented by a broad base of underlying, proven products that enable the success of a wide range of endeavors. We contribute to space missions by minimizing risks and controlling costs, whether as a prime, subcontractor or as a supplier."

As the only company producing anti-jam payload technologies for military communications satellites, for example, Northrop Grumman is highlighting those capabilities along with advanced products for air and space communications, such as extremely high frequency phased array antennas.

For space science missions, the company is emphasizing its space telescope experience together with a range of enabling products for civil missions such as deformable mirrors, large deployables, cryocoolers and hyperspectral imagers, among many others.

Three Northrop Grumman executives are confirmed participants during the four-day conference event:

  • April 16: Christina (Tina) Kuhn, vice president, security and information operations, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, will take part in a panel discussion during Cyber 1.2, a daylong conference held in conjunction with National Space Symposium. The event will focus on senior leadership views on Department of Defense and industry cyber activities.
  • April 17: Gary Ervin, president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, will host the Space Foundation and members at the Corporate Partnership Dinner, and
  • April 18: Jeff Grant will participate in a panel discussion for satellite operators and manufacturers.

The company's theme for its exhibit at National Space Symposium is "Leading the Next Generation into Space." A group of employees from throughout the company will take part in the symposium's New Generation Space Leaders Program, a special feature that helps participants gain visibility and exposure to senior leaders while getting advice and insight on career development as they prepare for future leadership roles.

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Source: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)
Date: Apr 15, 2012