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2011-04-14 08:02:35

It takes two unique types of mirrors working together to see farther back in time and space than ever before, and engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have just received one of each type. Primary and Secondary Mirror Engineering Design Units (EDUs) have recently arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. from Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, Calif. and are undergoing examination and testing. When used on the James Webb Space Telescope those...

2011-04-12 09:19:00

MARIETTA, Ga., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed delivery of the second production C-5M Super Galaxy at a ceremony here Monday with a crew from Dover Air Force Base, Del. The fifth 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 home base at Dover. Maj. Gen. James T. Rubeor, commander of the 22nd Air Force, Air Force Reserve, said in a...

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2011-04-07 10:00:09

NASA's Swift, Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory have teamed up to study one of the most puzzling cosmic blasts yet observed. More than a week later, high-energy radiation continues to brighten and fade from its location. Astronomers say they have never seen anything this bright, long-lasting and variable before. Usually, gamma-ray bursts mark the destruction of a massive star, but flaring emission from these events never lasts more than a few hours. Although research is...

2011-03-08 09:07:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered the ninth and final Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) mission system pallet for the U.S. Coast Guard's Medium Range Surveillance (MRS) aircraft based at Air Station Miami and Aviation Training Center Mobile. This marks the completion of a $41 million contract awarded in November 2008 for the mission system pallets. The C4ISR...

2011-02-25 17:07:00

AVALON, Australia, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide media briefings on a broad range of products on offer to the Australian Defence Force and regional partners during the 2011 Australian International Air Show and Aerospace & Defence Exposition, being held in Geelong, Victoria, over March 1-4th. The corporation's most comprehensive exhibit in the history of the Avalon air show will also highlight the long and close relationship Lockheed Martin...

2011-02-15 08:56:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $270 million contract for C-130 Aircrew Training Systems (ATS), to provide an affordable and effective academic and simulation training program for C-130 aircrews around the world. The eight-year contract includes training and instruction, site management, engineering support, and operation and maintenance for the aircrew training devices. Training is provided for all aircrew positions,...

2011-02-07 09:24:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrated the induction to service of its first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) C-130J Super Hercules at Hindon Air Force Station, India, on Feb. 5. The aircraft is the first of six C-130Js ordered under a U.S. Foreign Military Sale in late 2008. Senior representatives from the Indian and U.S. governments and air forces were present for the historic event. "The Indian Air Force is happy to induct the C-130J Super...

2011-01-25 11:25:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the first replacement Center Wing Box (CWB) assembly for the civil variant of the Hercules, the L-100, to Lynden Air Cargo. This delivery marks the first upgrade of an L-100 with a new CWB. The new Center Wing Box assembly is the first of three on order for Lynden, an Anchorage, Alaska-based firm that operates a fleet of six L-100s. The installation will be performed by Singapore Technologies Aerospace...

2011-01-22 09:07:25

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Astronomers have pushed the Hubble Space Telescope to its limits and have seen further back in time than ever before. The related discussion will focus on new research findings to be published in the journal Nature. The teleconference panelists are: -- Rychard Bouwens, Hubble co-investigator, University of California, Santa Cruz, and Leiden University, The Netherlands -- Garth Illingworth, Hubble principal...

2010-12-20 12:26:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently received an order for two additional P-3 Orion Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) kits from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The order brings the total number of CBP P-3s on contract to receive the MLU to 11 with an option for five additional kits in 2011. "This award reinforces CBP's support of our proven, cost-effective solution for providing the P-3 fleet with 20-plus years of added operational...


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