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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Lands First Deal to Build Commercial ‘Space Domain Awareness’ Payload

Rick Ambrose EVP Lockheed Martin Space
Rick Ambrose, EVP, Lockheed Martin Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2021 “” Rick Ambrose, exeuctive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space business, said his team secured a contract to manufacture its first commercial “space domain awareness“ payload for a host spacecraft intended for geosynchronous Earth orbit, GovCon Wire reported Wednesday.

Ambrose, a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, wrote in a LinkedIn post the company will build the payload with optical sensors that are designed to detect and capture imagery of space objects.

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