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USAF Awards Lockheed Martin Contract For Two More GPS III Satellites

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin more than $200 million in contract options to complete production of its fifth and sixth next-generation Global Positioning System satellites, known as GPS III.

Orion Sees Flawless Fairing Separation in Second Test

Orion Sees Flawless Fairing Separation in Second Test

The three massive panels protecting a test version of NASA's Orion multipurpose crew vehicle successfully fell away from the spacecraft Wednesday in a test of a system that will protect Orion during its first trip to space next year.


New Military Communications Satellite Built By Lockheed Martin Launches Successfully

New Military Communications Satellite Built By Lockheed Martin Launches Successfully Video in Story

The second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy is responding to commands after being launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The Lockheed Martin-led initialization team is now commanding the satellite from the Naval Satellite Operations Center located at the Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif.


Lockheed Martin Delivers Antenna Assemblies For Integration On First GPS III Satellite

Lockheed Martin Delivers Antenna Assemblies For Integration On First GPS III Satellite Video in Story

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed and is preparing to install the navigation, communication, and hosted payload antenna assemblies for the first satellite of the next generation Global Positioning System, known as GPS III.


Lockheed Martin Delivers Third SBIRS HEO Satellite Payload TO U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin Delivers Third SBIRS HEO Satellite Payload TO U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin has delivered the third of four highly elliptical earth orbit (HEO) satellite payloads contracted by the U.S. Air Force as part of the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS).


Lockheed Martin Receives $167 Million NASA Mission Operations Contract Extension

Lockheed Martin Receives $167 Million NASA Mission Operations Contract Extension

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $166.8 million contract option from NASA for facilities development and operations at Johnson Space Center that support human spaceflight.


Lockheed Martin To Build InSight Mars Lander

Lockheed Martin To Build InSight Mars Lander

NASA's next Discovery mission. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission, led by principal investigator Bruce Banerdt of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and managed by JPL, will make the first ever measurements of the interior of Mars, providing insight into the evolution of the terrestrial planets.


Lockheed Martin Launches Innovation Contest

Lockheed Martin Launches Innovation Contest

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) today announced a worldwide innovation contest with cash awards totaling $50,000.


GOES-R Weather Satellite Passes Critical Design Review

GOES-R Weather Satellite Passes Critical Design Review

The Lockheed Martin [team developing NASA and NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series (GOES-R) satellite has successfully completed the spacecraft Critical Design Review (CDR), a major milestone that paves the way for the production of the nation's next-generation geostationary weather satellite system.


Lockheed Martin Completes Key Integration Milestone On GeoEye-2

Lockheed Martin Completes Key Integration Milestone On GeoEye-2

Lockheed Martin announced today that it has successfully mated the spacecraft bus and the imaging payload for GeoEye's (GEOY) next-generation, high-resolution imaging satellite, known as GeoEye-2.


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