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The Bessie Coleman Story

Bessie Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first woman of African-American and the first of Native American descent to hold a pilot license. She achieved her international pilot license in 1921. She soon became a successful air show pilot in the United States, and hoped to start a school for…

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Lockheed Martin’s Expertise in Hypersonic Flight Wins New Army Work

On August 29, the U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract at an estimated value of $347 million as part of a multi-year hypersonic weapons development in support of the Army’s focus in long-range precision strike missiles. As the prime contractor for the Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) systems integration project, the Lockheed Martin-team will develop and integrate a…

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Coverage Set for NASA Test of Orion Abort System for Moon to Mars Missions

June 25, 2019… NASA Television will broadcast launch and prelaunch activities for the Ascent Abort-2 flight test of the launch abort system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft’s, which will help pave the way for Artemis missions with astronauts to the Moon and then Mars. The test’s four-hour launch window opens at 7 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 2. A test version of the…

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Lockheed Martin Receives $459 Million THAAD Interceptor Contract

DALLAS, Jan. 26, 2018 — The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $459 million contract modification for production and delivery of interceptors for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system. The modification brings the total contract value to $1.28 billion with funding provided in 2017 and 2018. The new interceptors support U.S. Army THAAD…

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