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Lockheed-Built ‘InSight’ Spacecraft Lands on Mars

A spacecraft that Lockheed Martin built for NASA’s Mars exploration mission landed Monday on the red planet’s surface. The InSight Mars Lander made its descent on Elysium Planitia in the planet’s equatorial region and transmitted a tone through its X-band small deep space transponder seven minutes after the spacecraft’s landing, …

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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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Stu Spath: Lockheed Resumes Testing, Integration Work on NASA’s ‘InSight’ Mars Lander

Lockheed Martin has resumed testing and assembly work on a spacecraft at its Denver, Colorado-based facility in preparation for NASA’s upcoming Mars mission that seeks to explore the red planet’s deep interior. The Lockheed-built Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport lander is scheduled to launch on May …

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