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55 communication satellites in orbit for the Iridium® NEXT Constellation

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May 23, 2018

Successful 6th launch of 5 new Iridium® NEXT satellites! The sixth batch of Iridium® NEXT satellites built by Thales Alenia Space has been successfully launched by SpaceX from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The success of this sixth launch for the Iridium® NEXT program further solidifies the company’s reputation for excelled expertise as prime… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin-built NASA InSight Lander Officially on its Way to Mars

Lockheed Martin Space continued its Mars heritage when the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) spacecraft launched at 4:05 a.m. PT aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket. InSight has officially begun its six-month long journey to the Red Planet and is scheduled to arrive Nov. 26, 2018. Landers have… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Provides Commonwealth of Australia with Space Situational Awareness System

iSpace Enables Proactive Management of Space Events With space becoming an increasingly congested and contested domain, the Commonwealth of Australia has chosen Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) iSpace – intelligent Space – system to help with their Space Situational Awareness capability needs. Lockheed Martin is providing the Commonwealth of Australia with an iSpace Space Situational Awareness… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal for U.S. Air Force’s GPS IIIF Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has submitted a competitive and fully compliant proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III Follow On (GPS IIIF) program, which will add enhanced capabilities to the most advanced GPS satellites ever designed. The GPS IIIF program intends to produce up to 22 next-generation satellites. The Air Force’s first 10 GPS III satellites,… Read More ›

Airbus-built MetOp-C weather satellite gets ready for launch

As a threefold fleet of EUMETSAT´s polar orbiting meteo satellites, MetOp measurements will further improve weather forecast and climate resarch Airbus is preparing the next generation of weather satellites, MetOp-SG (Second Generation) Toulouse, 17/04/2018 – The MetOp-C meteorological satellite is getting ready for upcoming launch in order to join its siblings and further improve the… Read More ›

Teledyne Awarded Extension to the International Space Station Mission Operations and Integration Services Contract

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., has been awarded an extension to its Mission Operations and Integration (MO&I) Service Contract from NASA. Under this contract, the company will continue to provide operations in support of the International Space Station (ISS) from Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama… Read More ›

New Images From Space Show Earth and Solar Storms Like Never Before

First Data Revealed From GOES-16 Lightning and Solar Instruments Built in Silicon Valley The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released the first images from two Earth and solar weather-monitoring space instruments aboard the GOES-16 satellite, which launched in November. Today’s images from the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) are a first for continuous lightning tracking… Read More ›

Today`s Highlight: Lockheed Martin

About Lockheed Martin Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 97,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer…. Read More ›

Airbus Safran Launchers: 77th consecutive successful launch for Ariane 5

First successful launch of the year for Ariane 5 6 more Ariane 5 launches scheduled for 2017 Airbus Safran Launchers is now the major shareholder in Arianespace, and is  the industrial lead contractor for Ariane 5 and the future Ariane 6   For its first launch of the year, Ariane 5 successfully completed its mission from the European… Read More ›

Geoscience Australia and Lockheed Martin Begin Collaborative Research Project For Second-Generation Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)

Testbed will demonstrate enhanced navigation performance for nine critical industrial sectors. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals are critical tools for industries requiring exact precision and high confidence. Now, Geoscience Australia, an agency of the Commonwealth of Australia, and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) have entered into a collaborative research project to show how augmenting signals from… Read More ›

U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin Prepare for Jan. 19 Launch of Next SBIRS Missile Warning Satellite

Once launched, the Bay Area-built satellite will track and deliver infrared data critical to early missile warning and defense The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch the next Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite on Jan. 19 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The launch window is between 7:46… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin to Build NASA’s Lucy Spacecraft, a Mission to Trojan Asteroids

NASA’s Newest Discovery Mission to Study Asteroids Orbiting with Jupiter. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected to design, build and operate the spacecraft for NASA’s Lucy mission. One of NASA’s two new Discovery Program missions, Lucy will perform the first reconnaissance of the Jupiter Trojan asteroids orbiting the sun in tandem with the gas… Read More ›

GOES-S Acoustics Test

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed assembly of NOAA‘s GOES-S weather satellite and is now beginning critical mechanical and environmental testing of the spacecraft. GOES-S is the second of four next-generation geostationary weather satellites called the GOES-R series, and will provide a major improvement in our nation’s weather observation capabilities leading to more accurate and… Read More ›

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