Northrop Grumman will be first commercial company to build at KSC’s iconic assembly building

Kennedy Space Center’s iconic Vehicle Assembly Building, standing 525 feet tall over the Space Coast, has been home to some of NASA’s most storied programs. Now, it’s going commercial.

The building, which was built for the Apollo era and housed the assembly of space shuttles, is getting its first private-sector partner. Northrop Grumman announced Friday that it will assemble and test its new rocket, OmegA, at the VAB’s High Bay 2. Read more here.