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Lockheed Martin Has A Plan To Bring Astronauts Back To The Moon By 2024

Lockheed Martin has unveiled the reimagined lunar lander that will carry astronauts to the surface of the Moon. The new design was in response to NASA's accelerated timeline to return to the lunar surface by 2024.

Space April 13, 2019

Lockheed Martin Unveils New Lunar Lander Concept

The lunar lander designed by Lockheed Martin can carry up to four astronauts to the surface of the moon in one trip. If not in use, it will be on the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway.

Space October 5, 2018

Lockheed Martin To Deploy One Of The Most Powerful Laser Weapons Known To Man

Lockheed Martin tested one of the most powerful laser weapons ever to have been created, signifying the weapon system’s design and development are completed. The powerful laser weapon will be delivered to the U.S. Army in the coming months.

Defense March 20, 2017

NASA And Lockheed Martin Begin Testing X-Plane Based On Quiet Supersonic Technology

NASA and Lockheed Martin have begun testing the X-Plane, which is a quiet supersonic flight. The X-Plane is part of NASA’s NAH initiative and is touted to be the first commercial supersonic flight.

Business Tech February 27, 2017

ULA Atlas V Rocket Launch Of Missile Warning Satellite Delayed To Friday

The launch of ULA’s Atlas V rocket is rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 20. It will take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida carrying a geosynchronous missile detection satellite to the high orbit.

Space January 20, 2017

Will Traders On Wall Street Shift To Using Computer Algorithms That Interpret Donald Trump Tweets?

Publicly trading companies are affected when Donald Trump tweets: Lockheed Martin and Boeing, for instance, suffered losses after being the subject of such rant on social media. Now, traders are aiming to cash in on the volatility that Trump's tweets bring to Wall Street.

Business Tech December 15, 2016

NASA Next-Generation Weather Satellite GOES-R Set For Nov. 19 Launch

GOES-R, the much-awaited next-generation weather observation satellite of the United States will be launched on Nov. 19 from the Florida Space Coast. It is expected to deliver enhanced quality, speed and accuracy in weather forecasting for Earth's western hemisphere.

Space November 16, 2016

NASA Plans To Build Mars Space Station By 2028

NASA and its partners from the private industry are planning to build a space station in Mars' orbit by 2028. Mission planners intend to use the orbital facility as a base camp for future manned explorations of the red planet.

Space August 17, 2016

NASA Is Pushing To Develop Next-Generation X-Planes For Cleaner, Greener Aviation Technology

Within the next decade, we may have the next-generation X-planes with sonic booms hardly ever heard or those that fly using green technology. These are all possible with NASA’s new initiative.

Energy April 25, 2016

Lockheed, Boeing Team Up With Bigelow Aerospace To Launch Inflatable Habitats To Space For Research And Tourism

Bigelow Aerospace is partnering with United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed and Boeing, to deliver inflatable habitats to space. Aside from scientific purposes, the partnership aims to deliver benefits to the industries of space research and tourism.

Space April 12, 2016

Lockheed Martin Opens Test Facility For Space Fence System

Lockheed Martin opens a Space Fence System testing facility in New Jersey dedicated to test their new radar technologies. The improvements are expected to increase orbital debris awareness by a factor of 10 when it rolls into operation in late 2018.

Space March 31, 2016

Lockheed Martin Plans To Cut 1000 Jobs Amid Budgetary Pressures

Lockheed announced it is offering to buy out 1,000 employees as its budget feels the squeeze. The company said it's a measure to stay competitive in the future.

Business March 9, 2016

Lockheed Martin Working On Smaller, Better Telescope Technology With 'Spider' Eyes [Video]

Lockheed Martin wants to develop future telescopes using the latest and most advanced technology to allow the creation of lighter, thinner and cheaper telescope models. By using ‘Spider,’ this new breed of telescopes hopes to dramatically reduce the size and weight of current models.

FUTURE TECH January 25, 2016

Fifth-Generation Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Stealth Fighter Jet Gets A Machine Gun

Lockheed Martin's F-35A's 25mm Gatling gun impresses in its first aerial fire tests. However, the multipurpose machine gun is not yet ready for testing in production F-35As.

FUTURE TECH November 6, 2015

Pentagon Upgrading Aging Stealth Bomber Fleet With Northrop Grumman Contract

Pentagon confirms that it has just awarded Northrop Grumman the contract to build Air Force’s Long Range Strike Bomber. The award is said to have a valuation of almost $60 billion.

FUTURE TECH October 28, 2015

NASA Closer To Asteroid Hunt As Lockheed Martin Readies To Test OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft

Aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced the completed assembly of the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx, which will travel to asteroid Bennu to get samples back to Earth. The samples from the $800 million mission will give scientists a peek into the solar system's origin and help study potential asteroid impacts.

Space October 24, 2015

Unmanned Lockheed Martin K-MAX Helicopters Being Tested To Fight Wildfires

Fighting fires is about to get a high-tech boost with autonomous helicopters. Developed by Lockheed Martin and KAMAN, these unmanned choppers can help save pilots' lives.

October 17, 2015

US Sends F-22 Raptor Jets To Europe: What Are The Specs And Capabilities Of This War Machine

The U.S. Air Force announced the upcoming deployment of F-22 fighter jets to Europe in a show of solidarity with European allies among increasing concerns over Russia's military activity in Ukraine.

FUTURE TECH August 26, 2015

Lockheed Martin Locks In On Sikorsky Acquisition With $9 Billion

Lockheed Martin has officially announced that it entered a $9 billion deal to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft, eyeing Sikorsky's military and commercial rotary-wing aircraft.

Deals July 21, 2015

Lockheed Martin In Collision Course With SpaceX In Providing Reusable Spaceflight Architecture

Lockheed Martin reveals its spacecraft, which can ferry cargo and astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). The spacecraft can also accomodate big equipment required for long stay of humans.

Space March 14, 2015

Lockheed Martin Weapon Prototype Immobilizes Truck Over A Mile Away 'In Matter Of Seconds': Here's How

It's the latest breakthrough in an industry that develops weapons for war.

FUTURE TECH March 7, 2015

Aerospace Company Lockheed Martin Creates Laser That Dismantles Automobiles

Aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced the creation of a fiber-optic laser dubbed Athena that takes out automobiles from more than a mile away.

FUTURE TECH March 6, 2015

Lockheed Martin's Athena Laser Can Disable Vehicles A Mile Away

Lockheed Martin's Athena laser burned through the engine manifold of a truck in a few seconds, despite coming from over a mile away.

FUTURE TECH March 5, 2015

Lockheed Martin in 'Nail-Biting' Anticipation of Orion Launch

The Orion spacecraft is ready for its first test flight on December 4, but why is this launch being watched so closely?

Space November 28, 2014

UFO sightings, alien life forms found on Earth: Can Boyd Bushman Area 51 claims be believed? [Video]

There are people working on alien spaceships around the clock, each day, claims Lockheed Martin scientist. Boyd Bushman, now deceased, says aliens are here they operate under a "cattle ranch" structure of governance.

Society November 8, 2014

Lockheed F-35C completes first landing on aircraft carrier [Video]

The F-35C's successful landing is a significant milestone for the $399 billion program, which is the biggest weapons project ever undertaken by the Pentagon.

FUTURE TECH November 4, 2014

Lockheed Martin announces breakthrough in nuclear fusion technology

Lockheed Martin Corp announced that it can build a working nuclear fusion reactor within the next 10 years. However, the company is holding the secret of their breakthrough close.

Internet Culture October 17, 2014

NASA Maven successfully enters Mars orbit: What's next?

The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (Maven) spacecraft successfully arrived in orbit around Mars. What's next for the craft first conceived over a decade ago?

Space September 24, 2014

The F-35 is one heck of a fighter jet and...just a few clicks away from a hack

The F-35 fighter jet can be compared to a flying computer and that can be its weakness - it might be prone to hacking.

FUTURE TECH February 21, 2014

Lockheed Martin successfully tests self-driving military trucks

The U.S. military has come a step closer to autonomous warfare with the successful testing of a new technology that makes driverless convoys possible.

Robotics February 3, 2014

Lockheed Martin to slash 4,000 jobs, close facilities in austerity move

Lockheed Martin has announced 4,000 job cuts and closure of some of its facilities in austerity measures.

Business November 15, 2013

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