Changing Hearts

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By Yasmin Tadjdeh At 27 years old, Software Analyst Kathy’s life changed forever. After a month of fatigue and flu-like symptoms, the then-elementary school teacher was shocked to discover she had developed cardiomyopathy, a type of heart disease that can lead to heart failure. She needed a heart transplant. Suddenly, Kathy’s days of educating children […]

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Out of this World Pen-Pals

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By Brandon Hartman When Northrop Grumman Electrical Power Subsystems Lead Meg was tagged in a social media post on her mom’s Facebook profile in the fall of 2020 — proudly highlighting Meg’s work in mission control for a Cygnus launch — she had no idea she would become famous in her hometown of Edmond, Oklahoma. […]

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Announcement: High-flying students compete for place on aerospace residential


February 28, 2022 The Royal Air Force Museum, in partnership with Northrop Grumman in the UK, is offering UK students a once-in-a-life-time opportunity to stay on base at RAF Cosford and immerse themselves in aerospace engineering and technology. Students with a passion for STEM can compete in a series of challenges with the chance to […]

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A Lasting Legacy

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How a NASA legend’s family helped insprire my career By Freddie Langley As one of the key flight controllers on the NG-15 mission that sent the S.S. Katherine Johnson Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station in February 2021, I had what you could call a full-circle moment. My connection to the NG-15 namesake, Katherine […]

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