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Lockheed to Help U.K. Build Spaceport, Cubesat Launcher; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has secured two contracts worth up to $31 million combined to help the U.K. space agency build a small satellite deployment platform and a launch site, Space News reported Tuesday. The first contract instructs Lockheed Martin to support Scottish government agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise in establishing a vertical launch …

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Lockheed Tests 3D-Printed Satellite Fuel Tank; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has completed the final set of quality tests on a titanium cylinder built using 3D printing technology for satellite fuel storage, concluding a multiyear development project. The fuel tank consists of two domes that function as caps, and a variable-length, traditionally-manufactured titanium cylinder that serves as the body, Lockheed said …

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Lockheed Releases Satellite Specs to Advance Collaboration Via ‘Open Space’ Project; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has launched a new program that seeks to encourage researchers, startups and companies to propose new technologies designed to address space-related challenges. The company said Thursday it published technical specifications about payload accommodation data for its LM 2100 satellite, LM 400 satellite and two LM 50 nanosatellite variants through …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Uses 3D Printing Tech to Help Simulate, Virtualize Satellite Designs

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems segment at Lockheed Martin, told Via Satellite in an interview published Tuesday the company has made multi-year investments across its production processes in order to compete with “NewSpace” startups and meet mission demands. “What we’re really concentrating on now is designing in …

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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson, Rick Ambrose Host VP Mike Pence at Colorado Space Systems Facility

Vice President Mike Pence toured the Colorado campus of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business to visit NASA‘s future Mars probe and the U.S. Air Force‘s latest global positioning system satellites, the Denver Business Journal reported Thursday. Company CEO Marillyn Hewson and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Executive Vice President Rick Ambrose joined Pence …

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Lockheed Breaks Ground on New Satellite Production Facility; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a satellite manufacturing facility that will be built at the company’s Colorado campus, Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. The company announced in early August it made a $350 million investment to build the 266,000-square-foot Gateway Center, which is scheduled to open …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: AI, Virtual Reality, 3D Printing Could Revolutionize Satellite Production

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems segment at Lockheed Martin, has said virtual reality, 3D printing and artificial intelligence are the top three trends he believes will advance and redefine satellite production. Ambrose wrote in an Aug. 3 article published on LinkedIn that future engineers will be able …

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Lockheed Completes Arabsat Comms Satellite Integration; Rick Ambrose Comments

A group of Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians has integrated a modernized A2100 communications satellite built for Arabsat and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia ahead of a scheduled launch in the second quarter of 2018. Lockheed said Thursday Hellas-Sat/SaudiGeosat-1 is designed to provide telecommunications services for Arabsat …

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Lockheed Begins Colorado Satellite Manufacturing Hub Construction; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has kicked off a $350 million project to build a satellite production facility at the company’s Waterton Canyon campus in Colorado. The Gateway Center is scheduled for completion in 2020 and will accommodate Lockheed’s growing workforce and future projects in Colorado, the company said Wednesday. Rick Ambrose, executive vice president …

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Lockheed Aims to Incite Interest in Space-Related Careers Via New App, Curriculum; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has introduced a space-focused curriculum and a new application that seeks to simulate the surface of Mars as part of the Generation Beyond program. Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed’s space systems segment, said Tuesday the Generation Beyond program seeks to stimulate students’ interest in science, technology, …

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