NASA has released a request for proposals for a second human lunar lander for the Artemis program to join the Starship lander under development by SpaceX.
NASA will decide the future of a lunar smallsat orbiter mission at a review this fall after cost overruns by the spacecraft’s manufacturer.
A bill that would give $52 billion in subsidies to U.S. chip makers promises to galvanize domestic production, although it will take time to alleviate a semiconductor shortage that has been delaying satellite projects.
Lockheed Martin and Maxar Space won contracts worth $5 million apiece to help define the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s future geostationary weather satellites.
Lockheed Martin no longer expects its UK Pathfinder mission will fly this year, although it remains in the running to perform the first-ever vertical launch to orbit from British soil.
Supply chain disruptions continue to pose a challenge for the space industry, but some see those disruptions as an opportunity for new approaches and innovation.
British microlauncher startup Orbex unveiled a full-scale prototype May 11 of what it hopes will be the first-ever vertical rocket launched to orbit from British soil.
Companies are adding to or creating new teams in anticipation of a NASA competition for a lunar rover to support later Artemis missions to the moon.
Companies interested in a NASA competition for a second Artemis lunar lander are using this week’s 37th Space Symposium to find partners that may result in different teams than the earlier lander competition.
Lockheed Martin plans to launch to orbit later this year a new satellite bus the company designed for both the commercial and government markets.
Lockheed Martin is looking to set up a satellite manufacturing base in the United Kingdom to expand its global space business, the U.S.-based aerospace and defense giant said March 1.
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman select payload providers for Space Force missile-warning satellites
Lockheed Martin announced March 1 it has selected Raytheon Technologies to supply a second payload for the Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (Next Gen OPIR) geosynchronous satellites.
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, York Space selected to build DoD’s internet-in-space constellation
The Space Development Agency announced Feb. 28 it awarded Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and York Space Systems contracts worth nearly $1.8 billion to produce 126 satellites for a global communications network in low Earth orbit.
Terran Orbital executives told investors the company is heavily weighted toward government work and expects significant revenues from defense and intelligence contracts
Lockheed Martin announced Feb. 13 it has decided to terminate a $4.4 billion deal to acquire rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Lockheed Martin’s proposed $4.4 billion acquisition of rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne has been blocked by the Federal Trade Commission, the agency announced Jan. 25.
The U.S. Space Force has ordered three GPS 3F satellites from Lockheed Martin for $737 million, a spokesperson said Nov. 11.
Large defense and aerospace firms looking to up their innovation game are investing in commercial space companies.