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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has officially awarded Northrop Grumman with a contract worth $187 million to design the habitation and logistics outpost (HALO) of the Gateway, Engadget reported. 

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a U.S.-based global aerospace and defense technology provider company with annual revenue of around $30 billion. This group is touted as one of the world's biggest manufacturers of weapons and providers of military technology. 

In the press release on NASA's official website, it stated, "Orbital Science Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Space, has been awarded $187 million to design the habitation and logistics outpost (HALO) for the Gateway, which is part of NASA's Artemis program and will help the agency build a sustainable presence at the Moon.

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