Space Companies Feel Supply Chain Pinch

NASA’s Landsat 9 engineers
The launch of NASA’s Landsat 9 was delayed due to COVID-19-related shortages of liquid nitrogen.
Credit: Northrop Grumman
Long-feared problems in the aerospace and defense supplier base due to the pandemic are suddenly surging, industry executives say, with visible setbacks emerging in space launches and satellite manufacturing. Under the surface, large defense companies are fretting about the long-term effects of...

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