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:

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Human & Scientific Exploration

GOES-R Series



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Intelligence Solutions & Cyber

Satellite Software

Latest Space News   ___
Celebrating the Past: Artemis I and Orion, One Year Later
Nov 16, 2023
Artemis I was the first step in returning humans to the Moon. A year later, we’re learning how to ensure that later missions are just as successful.
Lockheed Martin Jets into Nuclear Electrical Spacecraft Power
Nov 08, 2023
Lockheed Martin was awarded $33.7 million from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the Joint Emergent Technology Supplying On-Orbit Nuclear (JETSON) High Power program to mature high-power nuclear electric power and propulsion technologies and spacecraft design.
Lockheed Martin's Transport Layer Satellites Launch As Part Of The Space Development Agency's Tranche 0 Mission
Sep 02, 2023
Press Release
Ten Lockheed Martin-built satellites have been deployed in support of the Space Development Agency's Tranche 0 Transport Layer mission.
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