The sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-6) communications satellite successfully completed on-orbit testing Aug. 27.
Lockheed Martin's satellites for the SDA will be about 150 to 200 kilograms and will use Tyvak’s Mavericks platform.
Lockheed Martin received a $187.5 million contract and York Space Systems a $94 million contract for the Space Development Agency’s Transport Layer Tranche 0.
The Blue Origin-led team that is one of three working on lunar lander concepts for NASA’s Artemis program has delivered a full-sized mockup of that lander to the agency for testing by engineers and astronauts.
USC students will build the satellites and integrate them with Lockheed Martin’s SmartSat mission payload.
NASA’s inspector general criticized the agency for its accounting of Orion program costs in a new report, arguing it has “hindered the overall transparency” of the program amid growing costs and schedule slips.
Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace team designed competing sensor payloads for the Next-Gen OPIR geosynchronous satellites.
Lockheed Martin will integrate satellite buses and payloads with data processors.
Lockheed Martin says it is starting to feel the effects of the coronavirus pandemic across all of its business units, including space, as its suppliers encounter difficulties.
Until OCX is delivered, the Space Force will use the ground system known as Contingency Operations, or COps, made by Lockheed Martin.
The $1.5 billion Space Fence can track tiny objects in low Earth orbit as small as a marble.
SEAKR Engineering will join Lockheed Martin’s team for the Protected Tactical Satcom (PTS) program.
The app is to help “understand the elements associated with communications satellite architectures.”