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Lockheed Martin pitches to NASA a new spaceship for resupplying ISS, deep-space missions

Lockheed Martin pitches to NASA a new spaceship for resupplying ISS, deep-space missions

By 13 March 2015

Lockheed Martin has a new spacecraft that can ferry supplies to the International Space Station and double as a habitat for astronauts in deep space, so it's hoping to a win a NASA contract that'll allow it to put the spacecraft to work. Considered the... >>

Athena laser stops cars over a mile away, and works like the Death Star

Athena laser stops cars over a mile away, and works like the Death Star

By 5 March 2015

The future was always going to have lasers used as weapons, science fiction has told us so. Now sci-fi is science fact at last as Lockheed Martin has shown off its Athena laser capable of stopping a car from over a mile away. By stopping a car we mean... >>

Lockheed Martin N+2 supersonic jet can go from NY to LA in just over two hours

Lockheed Martin N+2 supersonic jet can go from NY to LA in just over two hours

By 28 November 2014

Imagine flying from one end of the US to other in less than 3 hours. Well, thanks to supersonic jets, that might one day be a possibility. Aerospace engineers at Lockheed Martin have designed a commercial supersonic jet called N+2, and it can fly with... >>

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

By 4 February 2014

We've all seen those sci-fi movies where someone is retelling the story of how it all began. Whether it is the virus that wipes out most of the human race in Twelve Monkeys, the lead up to Judgment Day in Terminator 2, or the scenes in iRobot and Minority... >>

Lockheed Martin SMSS carries your gear to war, offers Xbox controls

Lockheed Martin SMSS carries your gear to war, offers Xbox controls

By 13 September 2011

The Squad Mission Support System, developed by Lockheed Martin, is a manned or unmanned six-wheeler, which aims to lighten the burden on ground troops. It will be entering service in Afghanistan towards the end of 2011. A Lockheed Martin agent on the... >>