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Northrop Grumman-built LDPE-3A Satellite to Support US Space Force National Security Mission


Northrop Grumman-built LDPE-3A Satellite to Support US Space Force National Security Mission Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Long Duration Propulsive ESPA (LDPE)-3A spacecraft launched successfully today in support of the USSF-67 mission. This spacecraft helps advance rapid access to space for the U.S. Space Force and marks the third successful launch in the LDPE program. The LDPE-3A was built using Northrop Grumman’s ESPAStar, providing rapid access to space by maximizing the available volume inside a launch vehicle. This bus carries hardware for five independent missions, eliminating the need for each mission to wait for a future launch opportunity.   More



(Source: SpaceRef - Jan 17)

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