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Northrop Grumman joins Space Park Leicester

Posted 9 July 2021 · Add Comment

Northrop Grumman is joining Space Park Leicester to co-locate with the researchers, scientists and engineers who will lead exciting future developments in the UK and international space market.



Above:
Space Park Leicester.
Courtesy University of Leicester

Space Park Leicester, developed by the University of Leicester and opened this week, represents a collaborative community and manufacturing hub for academia and industry to research, develop and grow the UK’s space industry.

“As a premier provider of space, ground and launch systems, Northrop Grumman develops cutting edge technologies that ensure security and advance human discovery on space missions with global implications,” said David Pile, regional director, Space Systems, Northrop Grumman UK. “The UK Ministry of Defence has identified space as a key priority for government and industry, and through our presence at Space Park Leicester, Northrop Grumman aims to help deliver on this priority.”

In addition, Northrop Grumman is aiming to create additional opportunities for UK SMEs to enter and grow within the space sector, through the Open Innovation Space consortium, of which it is a member.

Since the dawn of the space age, Northrop Grumman has played vital roles in military, civil and commercial space missions. From manufacturing communications and scientific satellites, vital sensors and payloads and launch vehicles and propulsion systems, to establishing the on-orbit satellite servicing market, Northrop Grumman continues to be an innovative pioneer in the space domain.

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