Topic: Lockheed Martin Corporation

All Content

  • World's biggest spy satellite: The newest 'ear' in space?

    The US satellite, called NROL-32, was lifted into space Sunday atop a giant Delta 4 rocket. The satellite's purpose is secret, but analysts suspect that it's a giant electronic ear.

  • In Pictures The F-22 raptor aircraft

    A US Air Force Stealth fighter F-22 Raptor takes off from Kadena Air Base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, Aug. 14, 2012. A group of F-22s arrived in Okinawa in late July, their first deployment overseas after the easing of flight restrictions imposed in mid-May because pilots reported dizziness and other symptoms of hypoxia.

  • Hostage Nation

    Hostage Nation

    This true story of the dramatic rescue of three captive Americans raises disturbing questions about the US war on drugs in Colombia.

  • Space shuttle layoffs for some contract workers

    Space shuttle layoffs for some contract workers

    Space shuttle layoffs, effective Oct. 1, involve 902 workers in Florida, 478 in Texas and 14 in Alabama.

  • Air Force to convert F-16s to drones, shoot them down

    Air Force to convert F-16s to drones, shoot them down

    The Air Force will spend some $70 million to convert six aging F-16 into unmanned aircraft to be used as target practice.

  • Pentagon working on hummingbird-sized spy drones

    Pentagon working on hummingbird-sized spy drones

    A new Pentagon project aims to produce unmanned nano aerial vehicles that can be launched by soldiers in crowded urban areas to spy on enemy positions.

  • New supersonic plane could hush sonic booms

    New supersonic plane could hush sonic booms

    New supersonic plane concept envisioned by aerospace company Lockheed Martin could dampen sonic booms, allowing faster-than-sound travel over land.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 06/25

    This artist's impression shows the Cygnus X-1 binary star system, one of the brightest X-ray sources in the sky. Data suggest that there is a small, very dense object about nine times the mass of the sun in this star system. The object could be a black hole, but, strangely, it appears to have formed without a supernova.

  • Six private enterprises that could launch humans into orbit

    Private spaceflight is entering a new era with the first test launch of the new Falcon 9 rocket Friday. Here are six companies vying to build a vessel that will carry civilians into space.

  • First, last men on moon to testify before Senate

    Cool Astronomy First, last men on moon to testify before Senate

    Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, and Eugene Cernan, the last, will testify before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Wednesday, to discuss the future of NASA.