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2010-09-10 09:40:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will present a variety of program briefings for members of the media at the Air Force Association's Air and Space Conference & Technology Exposition 2010 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-15. The company will highlight a number of product developments and capabilities that meet the needs of the U.S. Air Force and its members serving around the world....

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2010-08-30 06:50:00

A billowing cloud of hydrogen in the Triangulum galaxy (Messier 33), about 2.7 million light-years away from Earth, glows with the energy released by hundreds of young, bright stars. This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image provides the sharpest view of NGC 604 so far obtained. Some 1500 light-years across, this is one of the largest, brightest concentrations of ionized hydrogen (H II) in our local group of galaxies, and is a major center of star formation. The gas in NGC 604, around nine...

2010-08-24 19:23:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CAV International Inc., a US Government outsourcing contractor with expertise in airfield services & logistics, announces that the United States Navy has awarded CAV International a new multi-year contract for Air Terminal and Ground Handling Services at Naval Air Station-Rota, Spain. The annual contract value is $10,505,433, but total value assuming all Options are exercised in out-years will be $57,469,122. CAV (pronounced as in "cavalry")...

2010-08-16 17:18:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with the Sultanate of Oman for two additional C-130J Super Hercules. Oman ordered its first C-130J in July 2009, for delivery in 2012. The two additional aircraft will be delivered in late 2013 and early 2014. The first aircraft is of the C130J-30 "long" configuration and the new order is for two C-130J "short" configuration aircraft. "The C-130J is ideally suited to the operating...

2010-07-20 09:11:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently completed assembly of its 200th C-130J Super Hercules. The aircraft is the second HC130J for the U.S. Air Force's Air Combat Command and is a clear demonstration of the success and continued growth of the C-130J program, which produces the world's most advanced airlifter. During media briefings at this year's Farnborough International Airshow, Lockheed Martin representatives discussed this and the...

2010-07-13 11:26:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) P-3 Orion with new Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) enhancements was delivered to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in ceremonies here today. The newly re-winged P-3 will soon make its first flight and will immediately be a game-changer for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This aircraft is the first of many that will benefit with increased availability and reliability for critical homeland...

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2010-07-13 07:34:40

A colorful star-forming region is featured in this stunning new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 2467. Looking like a roiling cauldron of some exotic cosmic brew, huge clouds of gas and dust are sprinkled with bright blue hot young stars. Strangely shaped dust clouds, resembling spilled liquids, are silhouetted against a colorful background of glowing gas in this newly released Hubble image. The star-forming region NGC 2467 is a vast cloud of gas "“ mostly hydrogen "“...

2010-07-12 09:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will present a variety of global security program and capability briefings for members of the press at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow which takes place July 19-25 in the United Kingdom. All media briefings will take place in the Lockheed Martin Partnership Pavilion located at (OE8) unless otherwise specified below: Mon., July 19 10 a.m. -- Delivering Global Security Solutions in a Complex and Changing...

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2010-07-06 10:45:00

Like a July 4 fireworks display a young, glittering collection of stars looks like an aerial burst. The cluster is surrounded by clouds of interstellar gas and dust - the raw material for new star formation. The nebula, located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina, contains a central cluster of huge, hot stars, called NGC 3603. This environment is not as peaceful as it looks. Ultraviolet radiation and violent stellar winds have blown out an enormous cavity in the gas and dust...

2010-06-23 12:02:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hampton Roads middle school students have a rare opportunity this weekend as NASA's Langley Research Center celebrates the end of the school year with the start of NASA's Summer of Innovation at the Virginia Air & Space Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Middle school students (rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders) and their parents will...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.