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  • Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson receives Edison Achievement Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson receives Edison Achievement Award

    Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO at Lockheed Martin, has received an award from the Edison Awards Steering Committee in recognition of her contributions to the technology field through professional career, achievements and leadership. The company said Thursday she accepted the 2018 Edison Achievement Award at a gala ceremony that took place Wednesday night. “I’m humbled and I’m […] More

  • Lockheed-Built GOES-16 Satellite Instruments Record Continuous Lightning, Solar Storm Data - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed-Built GOES-16 Satellite Instruments Record Continuous Lightning, Solar Storm Data

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has unveiled the first images from two Lockheed Martin-built space instruments onboard a weather monitoring satellite that was launched in November last year. Lockheed said Monday the Geostationary Lightning Mapper and Solar Ultraviolet Imager on NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-16 work to record continuous lightning data and compile complete views of the sun, respectively. Jeff Vanden […] More

  • Lockheed Relocates NOAA Geostationary Weather Satellite to Florida Space Operations Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Relocates NOAA Geostationary Weather Satellite to Florida Space Operations Facility

    Lockheed Martin has transported the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary weather satellite aboard a U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy cargo transport plane to the Astrotech Space Operations facility in Florida. Lockheed said Tuesday the first of four Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series weather satellites are designed to help forecasters collect and analyze data on weather conditions across North America. “Our […] More

  • NOAA Receives 2nd Lockheed-Built Lightning Mapper for GOES-S Weather Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NOAA Receives 2nd Lockheed-Built Lightning Mapper for GOES-S Weather Satellite

    Lockheed Martin has handed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the second Geostationary Lightning Mapper for integration with NOAA’s second Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. The GLM sensor will fly onboard the GOES-S spacecraft and will work to monitor lightning from geostationary orbit in order to detect and provide warnings on tornadoes, storms and other severe […] More

  • Greg Mandt: NOAA Completes Installation of 6 Key Instruments Onboard GOES-R - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Greg Mandt: NOAA Completes Installation of 6 Key Instruments Onboard GOES-R

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration moved closer to its March 2016 launch date for the next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series with the completed integration of all instruments aboard the weather forecasting platform. The GOES-R now carries an advanced baseline imager, a geostationary lightning mapper, the Space Environment In-Situ Suite, Extreme Ultraviolet and X-ray […] More

  • Russell Katz: Lockheed's Lightning Mapper Sensor to Support NOAA Weather Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Russell Katz: Lockheed’s Lightning Mapper Sensor to Support NOAA Weather Services

    Lockheed Martin has completed the Geostationary Lightning Mapper for the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite that will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s weather services and meteorological research work. The company said Wednesday the GLM sensor works as an early-warning instrument for severe storm such as tornadoes and will fly on the GOES-R spacecraft, which is scheduled to launch early in 2016. Russell Katz, […] More

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