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NASA’s Inspector General report roasts Lockheed Martin for Orion fees

Enlarge /. A model of the Orion Crew Module can be seen on Monday, March 30, 2009, during a press conference in the National Mall in Washington. NASA The Inspector General of NASA released a detailed report Thursday examining the time and money that the space agency has spent developing its Orion spacecraft. This is the vehicle that NASA wants …

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China imposes sanctions on Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan

A Chinese state spokesman said Tuesday that she is sanctioning Lockheed Martin Corp., a US-based defense firm. to Taiwan because of their missile sales. “China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan and urges the United States to uphold its commitment to the one-China principle and the three common communications between China and the United States,” said State Department spokesman …

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China will sanction Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan

“China is against US arms sales to Taiwan,” said State Department spokesman Zhao Lijian at a press conference. Taiwan is a self-governing island, but China has long vowed to unite it with the mainland. The United States is one of Taiwan’s most important arms suppliers. The US State Department approved a request by Taiwan last week to upgrade its Patriot …

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Anniversary of the launch of NASA’s Hubble telescope, built by Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin technicians examine part of NASA’s Hubble space telescope during assembly. Lockheed Martin NASA launched the giant Hubble Space Telescope on Friday thirty years ago, a spacecraft that helped astronomers make many discoveries and is still operating in orbit today. The Space Shuttle Discovery launched on April 24, 1990 with a crew of five and the Hubble Space Telescope …

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Blue Origin works with Lockheed Martin and others to make the Lunar Module for humans

Jeff Bezo's aerospace company Blue Origin is no longer planning to build its own giant Moon Lander. The company announced today that it is teaming with three other space companies – Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper – to develop a NASA lunar landing system that can bring people completely to and from the lunar surface. Working together, companies are …

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NASA awards a long-term Orion production order to Lockheed Martin

LOS ANGELES – NASA announced on September 23 that it will award Lockheed Martin a contract for the long-term production of the Orion spacecraft, which will cover twelve spacecraft to meet NASA's anticipated needs until the 2030s would. The Orion The Production and Operations Agreement includes a first order of three Orion spacecraft for the $ 2.7 billion Artemis 3, …

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Lockheed Martin receives $ 4.6 billion for a new fleet

Lockheed Martin received a $ 4.6 billion contract to build at least six Orion spacecraft for NASA to meet the Trump administration's goal of returning astronauts to the moon, the company announced Monday , NASA placed an initial order for three Orion spacecraft for their $ 2.7 billion Artemis lunar missions. The space agency plans to order three more ships …

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Lockheed Martin engineers at Highlands Ranch celebrate the successful launch of NASA Orion

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colorado – On Tuesday morning, NASA successfully launched a test of the Orion Capsule Demolition System from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Back in Colorado, Lockheed Martin's engineers celebrated building Orion. "It's an important milestone on the program to make sure we can protect our crew safely," said Corey Brooker, senior engineer at Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin's …

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Lockheed Martin, CU-Boulder, has teamed up for the NASA space mission

Lockheed Martin Space Systems was selected to design two small spaceships for a space mission led by the University of Colorado Boulder to explore two asteroids orbiting a common mass center. The mission, named Janus, is one of three finalists from the original 12 that were considered for NASA's "Small Innovative Mission to Research the Planet" and designed for the …

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