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Last Look Before Lift-Off: SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Encapsulated for Launch

The Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS missile warning satellite was enclosed in its protective launch vehicle fairing for Jan. 19 launch. The U.S. Air Force‘s next Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), was encapsulated on Jan. 7 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it will launch on Jan…. 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 ›

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 ›

Lockheed Martin Team Passes Pre-Environmental Review for Solar Ultraviolet Imager for Goes-R Satellite Series.

  The Lockheed Martin team, awarded a contract by NASA in 2007 to design and build the Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-R Series, has met the requirements of a Pre-Environmental Review (PER). The review was held in November at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Palo… Read More ›

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