LOCKHEED MARTIN TO HOST 375 STUDENTS FOR YOUNG MINDS AT WORK PROGRAM
NEW ORLEANS, LA., 26-APR-05 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will participate in Young Minds At Work, a national project that encourages parents to bring their children to work, on Thursday, April 28.
Approximately 375 students between the ages of ten and 18 will participate from 7:45 a.m. to
4 p.m. Lockheed Martin Space Systems employs 2,000 workers at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility where it builds the Space Shuttle External Tank.
Young Minds At Work will introduce children to the company’s role in spaceflight and is designed to spur students’ interest in similar careers.
Activities will focus on interactive participation in a technical environment -- including factory and plant tours, demonstrations in foam applications, robotics, a hybrid rocket motor firing, a career shop and more.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems -- Michoud Operations designs and builds the Space Shuttle External Tank and assembles large aluminum and composite structures for aerospace and other applications in New Orleans.