Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 18:42 EDT

Latest Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company Stories

2013-05-15 16:20:12

Students Gain Real-world Exposure to Spacecraft Design Process SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerospace engineering students at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, have completed a design review with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space Systems Company for geostationary satellites and service vehicles. The review, which was conducted at Lockheed Martin's Sunnyvale, Calif., facility, concluded a year-long project for the students in the...

2013-05-13 16:20:36

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and NASA are building the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Exploration Vehicle, a new spacecraft that will carry humans farther into space than ever before. Bay Area news media are invited to learn more about Orion when program managers visit Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Sunnyvale, Calif. where engineers are...

2013-05-13 12:21:25

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have successfully tested a prototype air-launched Extended Medium-range Ballistic Missile (eMRBM) target at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. In the test, a full-scale prototype of the eMRBM target was released from the cargo bay of a U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft at 25,000 feet. The system's parachutes deployed, and the prototype successfully separated from the carriage...

2013-05-08 12:22:07

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced that it has successfully demonstrated the Area Defense Anti-Munitions (ADAM) system in multiple tests against free-flying Qassam-like rocket targets. The prototype laser system has destroyed eight small-caliber rocket targets in flight at a range of approximately 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles) in tests conducted in March and April 2013. (See video on Lockheed Martin YouTube.) Lockheed Martin is...

2013-05-01 12:21:51

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today commemorated 50( )years of operations in Huntsville, Ala., with a celebration attended by approximately 1,000 people, including Lockheed Martin employees and retirees, government and military personnel, industry partners and community members. John Holly, vice president of Missile Defense Systems and deputy for Strategic and Missile Defense Systems, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, led the ceremony....

2013-04-25 12:22:19

Students Explore Science and Space Applications DENVER, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space Systems Company campuses across the nation today opened their doors to more than 3,200 children aged six to 18 to introduce them to the wonders of science, physics and mathematics in the space industry through Young Minds at Work day. The annual event inspires children to consider pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees by...

2013-04-17 12:21:07

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists will soon gain a better view into energy and plasma movement near the surface of the sun, thanks to delivery of the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) spacecraft to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. in preparation for launch. Part of NASA's Small Explorer (SMEX) Mission, which delivers space exploration missions costing less than $120 million, IRIS was designed and built at Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Space Systems...

2013-04-11 12:22:29

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Between March 18 and April 8, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] invited fans to participate in "Innovation Madness," a tournament-style competition to vote for the ultimate Lockheed Martin innovation on the company's Facebook page. Approximately 32 innovations from Lockheed Martin's storied 100-year history were featured in the tournament, which was part of the corporation's year-long centennial commemoration. The venerable Hubble Space Telescope...

2013-04-09 08:20:35

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, aerospace leaders from across the nation and around the world will be in Colorado Springs at the 29(th) National Space Symposium to discuss the future of space. With the retirement of NASA's space shuttle program and a shrinking national budget, it would be easy to assume that the future of mankind's race to space has come to a standstill. But in reality, private companies are forging ahead to develop programs and...

2013-03-28 12:20:37

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years ago today the premier launch of the Advanced TIROS-N satellite series ­carried a very special hosted payload aboard - the first Search and Rescue (SAR) payload on a U.S. satellite. The satellite, NOAA-E, was designed and built at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) (then RCA Astrospace Division) facility in East Windsor, N.J. To date, over 33,000 lives have been saved as a direct result of the Search and Rescue...