Northrop Grumman conducted a new fire test engine heavy booster Omega

Ground tests of the Omega took place at the Northrop Grumman test site in the US state of Utah.First stage engines

worked successfully for 122 seconds.

It is planned that the Omega launch vehicle will make the first launch into space in 2022. It can be put into orbit up to 7.8 thousand kg of cargo.

Now Northrop Grumman is developing three classes of Omega - light, medium and heavy. Northrop Grumman already has lightweight launch vehicles Pegasus and Minotaur, as well as the average Antares.