Recruiting in trying times: How Lockheed Martin Space hired thousands (plus 700 interns) in a pandemic
Almost overnight, Lockheed Martin Space with about 23,000 employees switched from its traditional in-person approach to virtual recruitment, interviewing and training.
For many companies in the industry, filling job openings can seem as difficult as rocket science. For others, it simply involves rockets.
For years, space industry executives bemoaned the amount of time employees waited for security clearance investigations to conclude. While there are some improvements, the COVID-19 pandemic slowed some clearance investigations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the task of training the next generation of aerospace engineers and entrepreneurs.
Researchers are continuing to explore the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Earth’s environment and to consider any implications for public policy.
Virgin Galactic is postponing a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle that was scheduled for this week after the state of New Mexico reinstated a stay-at-home order in response to a surge of COVID-19 cases.
Despite the coronavirus and the challenges that the pandemic has presented to the space industry, the number of satellites launched in 2020 will hit an all-time record.
Rep. Adam Smith: “We remain concerned that COVID relief money isn’t getting to the right people."
Arianespace on Aug. 15 launched two communications satellites and a satellite servicer on an Ariane 5 rocket, completing the company’s first launch since the reopening of the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.
A coronavirus pandemic spending package introduced in the Senate this week would provide $1.5 billion in supplemental funding for NASA, although agency leadership says the exact amount of money the agency needs to cover its costs remains to be determined.
Mandy Vaughn said notifying companies of contract awards and immediately rescinding them shows “a little bit of discombobulation."
SmallSat Alliance Chairman Chuck Beames: 'I think they messed up.'
The Air Force will use BlackSky's monitoring service to track the spread of COVID-19 and secure its supply chain.
Four months after closing centers because of the coronavirus pandemic, NASA has been able to keep its highest priority missions on track, even as others have suffered delays.