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SSL to Help NASA Explore Use of Commercial Habitats in Space; Richard White Quoted

NASA has chosen Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary to study the feasibility of using space-based commercial habitats as satellite manufacturing facilities. SSL said Wednesday it believes establishing a capacity to build satellites in space will help save time and resources by doing away with launch vehicle volumes and schedules, as well as help save …

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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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Orbital ATK to Expand Arizona Space Tech Production Facility; Rick Kettner Comments

Orbital ATK has announced plans to expand the engineering operations of its space systems business in Gilbert, Arizona, and expects the project to create up to 155 new jobs. The company said Friday the project will add roughly 60,000 square feet of engineering space to its manufacturing complex for civilian and military satellites. “Orbital ATK has been developing satellites …

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