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2011-09-12 14:41:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2011 Air Force Association (AFA) Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Journalists can obtain current AFA National information at www.lockheedmartin.com/afa and Twitter. Monday, Sept. 19 Location: Gaylord Conference Room, National Harbor 12 Noon - Air Mobility Luncheon:...

2011-09-12 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $84.3 million contract to provide the first phase of the C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System (MATS) II program. Under the award, Lockheed Martin will deliver four weapons systems trainers for aircrew instruction and provide program management and engineering services. The Air Mobility Command, Air Combat Command and Air Force Special Operations Command will begin...

2011-09-08 14:54:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the sixth C-130J Super Hercules to crews at Dyess Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, today. Lt. Gen. Robert Allardice, 18th Air Force Commander, accepted delivery of the sixth of 28 C-130Js to be assigned to the 317th Airlift Group. The 317th Airlift Group at Dyess continues to transition to the new C-130J Super Hercules. By 2013, Dyess will have the distinction of being home to the largest C-130J fleet in the...

2011-08-30 12:16:00

  WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has established an astrophysics technology fellowship named for the woman many credit as one of the key contributors in the creation of the Hubble Space Telescope. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics is designed to foster technologies that advance scientific investigations in the origin and physics of the universe and future exoplanet...

2011-08-24 14:39:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed delivery today of the third production C-5M Super Galaxy to the U.S. Air Force. The sixth C-5M overall to be delivered to the Air Force, this aircraft will undergo internal paint restoration at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y., before traveling to its permanent home at Dover AFB, Del. In July, the C-5M Super Galaxy became the first U.S. airlifter to perform a polar overflight direct from Dover AFB to...

2011-08-23 09:10:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered its third P-3 Orion with a new Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) kit to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This P-3 Orion joins two additional upgraded P-3s that CBP is currently operating to support its critical homeland security missions. Lockheed Martin delivered the first CBP MLU P-3 in July 2010 and the second airplane in April 2011. From October 2010 to April 2011, CBP used P-3 Orions to stop...

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2011-08-23 16:46:39

  NASA said that it will cost $8.7 billion to get the James Webb Space Telescope up and running in 2018, reports BBC News. The new $2 billion higher assessment emerged from documents sent recently to the U.S. Congress. The telescope is designed to be the successor of Hubble and will carry technologies capable of detecting the light from the first stars in the Universe. Delays and cost overruns have plagued the project, and politicians want to can the James Webb project....

2011-08-17 08:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $5.8 million one-year contract from FlightSafety Services Corporation to manage C-5 aircrew training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, and provide logistical support for six other training locations. The contract includes four one-year options that, if exercised, would total $30 million. The C-5 Aircrew Training System (ATS) program provides total training support for all C-5 pilots, flight...

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2011-07-11 07:25:00

The US House of Representatives is moving forward with a proposal that would eliminate funding for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)--said to be one of the most complex projects of its kind ever conceived--according to various media reports."¨According to a July 8 article by Matt Peckham of Time's Techland, the move to strike NASA's Hubble Telescope successor is "an attempt to further tighten the national belt." However, it threatens the billion dollar device currently planned to...

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2011-07-05 13:45:00

NASA said on Tuesday that its Hubble Space Telescope has crossed another milestone in its 21-years of space exploration. The space agency said its famous telescope logged its one-millionth science observation during a search for water in an exoplanet's atmosphere 1,000 light-years away. Alvaro Gimenez, head of science and robotic exploration for the European Space Agency said in a statement: "With a million observations and many thousands of scientific papers to its name, Hubble is one of...