Pushing the boundaries of protection, connection and exploration

Since the 1950s, Lockheed Martin has continued to stay at the forefront of the Space industry. Today, the Space business area has made it our mission to advance 21st Century Security, innovate with urgency and help our customers stay ahead of ready.

The Space business area is responsible for the research and design, development, engineering and production of:

  • precise navigation, secure communications, and early missile warning systems
  • mission command and control software systems
  • space technologies and transportation systems
  • strategic, advanced strike and defensive systems

Space provides network-enabled situational awareness and integrates complex space and ground global systems to help our government and commercial customers gather, analyze, and securely distribute critical intelligence data. Space is also responsible for various classified products and services in support of vital national security systems and international missions.

Sales in FY2022
Employees worldwide
Facilities globally

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

goes-t launch

Human & Scientific Exploration

GOES-R Series



compass software

Intelligence Solutions & Cyber

Satellite Software

The coolest jobs on this planet

Lockheed Martin Space employees are on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the world's hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to innovate fast, perform with excellence and do what's right. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus--if you provide the passion and courage to dream big, you can help us build a better tomorrow.

Whether you’re an experienced professional, veteran, separating member of the military, or student, there’s a place for you on our team.

Lockheed Martin Restore Our Shores Volunteer Opportunity
Lockheed Martin Restore Our Shores Volunteer Opportunity

A stellar support for community

As a responsible global corporation, Lockheed Martin Space and our employees play an active role in helping to strengthen the quality of life in the communities where we live and work. In 2022:

  • Lockheed Martin Space employees spent more than 52,000 hours volunteering in their communities.
  • Lockheed Martin Space Community Relations invested nearly $1.5 million in nonprofits that support STEM education, military and veteran causes, and disaster relief and mitigation efforts. 
Latest Space News   ___
Lockheed Martin Selected To Develop Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft
Jul 26, 2023
Press Release
Lockheed Martin has won a contract from DARPA to develop and demonstrate a nuclear-powered spacecraft under a project called Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO).
Lockheed Martin To Collaborate With U.S. Army To Improve Space-Enabled Defense Systems
May 30, 2023
Press Release
Lockheed Martin signed an agreement with the U.S. Army to advance Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) connectivity.
Four Ways Lockheed Martin is Fueling Next Generation Interceptor
Apr 26, 2023
Lockheed Martin is demonstrating technologies with a focus on homeland missile defense, to ensure our customers can counter an evolving threat environment.
Lockheed Martin Space Media Contacts   ___
Communications & Security
  • Military Space (5G, GPS III/IIIF, JADO, MUOS, Next Gen OPIR, Protected SATCOM, SBIRS)
  • Mission Solutions & Satellite Ground Systems
Human & Scientific Exploration
  • Human Exploration (Orion)
  • Planetary Exploration & Weather (GOES-R, Mars Sample Return, Lucy, OSIRIS-REx)
General Inquiries & Executive Interviews
Intelligence Solutions & Cyber
Space Innovation & Technology
Strike, Deterrence, & Missile Defense