Next Generation Capabilities

The space economy is evolving, and the need for human advancement and technological innovation is greater than ever. Lockheed Martin is at the forefront of outer space development by partnering with government and commercial customers to create breakthrough technologies that bring us closer to discovering more of space. We’re designing, building and testing lunar and deep space exploration capabilities, including NASA’s Orion spacecraft, and creating early-warning weather and climate observation satellites, like the GOES-R series.

Back home on Earth, defending the U.S. and its allies from adversarial threats in any domain starts with space – the ultimate high ground. Lockheed Martin uses cutting-edge technologies to build capabilities that comprise layered defense systems, from missile defense to directed energy and hypersonic capabilities. Our customers leverage data as a strategic asset, enabling 21st Century Security through advanced communications, data transport and GPS satellites. By partnering with Lockheed Martin, our customers can make decisions with a high degree of precision to protect what matters most – deterring and, if necessary, defeating the threats of today and tomorrow. 

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Space offers more than 35 product and service lines to help our customers stay ahead of ready:

Latest Space News   ___
Lockheed Martin’s Pony Express 2 Tech Demo Satellites Declared Ready For Launch
Feb 15, 2024
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Company-Funded Dual Space Vehicles Will Demonstrate How CJADC2 Can Be Enhanced from Space
Inflatable Habitats: Expanding Space Exploration
Feb 12, 2024
The Artemis generation is taking humans into deep space and Lockheed Martin is developing inflatable habitats for the next-generation of astronauts.
From Arctic Ice Mapping to Wildfire Prediction, Climate Monitoring Saves Lives
Jan 30, 2024
Meteorologists need to measure weather observation data. Lockheed Martin is working to make this data synthesized and actionable for the industry.
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