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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 ›

Lockheed Martin and ULA Encapsulate EchoStar XIX Satellite for Dec. 18 Launch

The EchoStar XIX satellite has been encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing. It is scheduled to launch Dec. 18 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 431 rocket contracted through Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Commercial Launch Services. For encapsulation, EchoStar XIX was connected to an adapter and then enclosed in the four-meter fairing or… Read More ›

Orbital ATK Technologies Help Launch Weather Forecasting Satellite

Company’s Flight, Defense and Space Technologies Support Launch of NOAA-NASA GOES-R Satellite Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, provided critical hardware for the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V vehicle and NASA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R), a first-of-its-kind NASA weather satellite launched Saturday, November 19 from Cape… Read More ›

Better Forecasts Ahead: Lockheed Martin-Built GOES-R Weather Satellite Launched

New Weather Satellite for NOAA to Greatly Improve Weather Forecasting and Warnings NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), was successfully launched today at 6:42 p.m. ET from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 rocket. The spacecraft successfully deployed its large solar array, which… Read More ›

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