Lockheed Martin Sponsors 2007 Space Calendar; Employees, Retirees, Stockholders Eligible For Discounts, Free U.S. Shipping
SUNNYVALE, CA, 25-SEP-06 -- For the ninth consecutive year, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is a leading sponsor of “The Year In Space” Desk Calendar, a 144-page full-color weekly calendar for 2007 featuring images and information from the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomical discovery. Through a special arrangement with the publisher, Lockheed Martin employees, retirees and stockholders nationwide are eligible to purchase the calendar at discounts ranging from 25% to 44% at http://www.YearInSpace.com.
Lockheed Martin’s leadership in human space exploration, remote sensing satellites and advanced space observatories, is portrayed in many of the 53 weekly photos, which include a spectacular image of Saturn’s moon Dione taken by the Cassini spacecraft, an eerie view of the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa taken by the Galileo spacecraft, a stunning Landsat 7 false-color image of the Guinea-Bissau coastline in Africa, and many breathtaking deep space images from the Spitzer Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope. Lockheed Martin’s role as a partner in United Space Alliance, the prime contractor for NASA’s Space Shuttle Program, is also represented in nearly a dozen weekly photos portraying the space shuttle in action.
In addition to the weekly photo essays, “The Year In Space” includes informative articles about the history of space telescopes, the role that software has played in space exploration, the outlook for planetary exploration in 2007, and an introduction to collecting space memorabilia.
“The Year In Space” can now be ordered at a discount on the web at http://www.YearInSpace.com or by calling 800/736-6836. There is free domestic shipping on all orders while supplies last.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (LMSSC), a major operating unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation, designs, develops, tests, manufactures and operates a variety of advanced technology systems for military, civil and commercial customers. Chief products include a full-range of space launch systems, including heavy-lift capability, ground systems, remote sensing and communications satellites for commercial and government customers, advanced space observatories and interplanetary spacecraft, fleet ballistic missiles and missile defense systems.