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Lockheed Martin continues to strengthen weather forecasting with second next-generation weather satellite

NOAA's GOES-S weather satellite arrives at NASA's Kennedy Space Center for launch preparation.


NOAA satellite data illuminate oil production trends in Iraq and Syria

Between 2014 and 2016, it was taxation and extortion—not oil—that filled the coffers of the militant Islamic group ISIS, according to a new assessment that relied on NOAA satellite data.


Lockheed Martin completes Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 satellite assembly and ships to environmental testing

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the major assembly of Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 and has shipped the communications satellite to its Sunnyvale, California facility to undergo critical environmental testing.


Ball Aerospace wins major U.S. Air Force contract for next-gen weather satellite

Ball Aerospace has been selected by the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to deliver the next-generation operational environmental satellite system, Weather System Follow-on – Microwave (WSF-M), for the Department of Defense (DoD).


EchoStar 105/SES-11 enters commercial service

Provides expanded Ku-band coverage of North America.


On a production roll: Lockheed Martin assembles third U.S. Air Force GPS III satellite

Second GPS III satellite in thermal vacuum testing.


Validating NASA’s next mission to Mars

The Lockheed Martin-built InSight Mars lander has completed thermal vacuum testing, preparing the spacecraft for the long journey to the Red Planet.


Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser® spacecraft conducts successful free-flight test

Test signals program moving towards orbital flight operations.


Schneider honored for helping unravel mysteries of Mars

University of Colorado Boulder Professor Nick Schneider has been awarded NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for his contributions to the success of NASA’s orbiting MAVEN mission now at Mars.