ROCKVILLE, Md., April 6, 2015 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will plan, process and pack a steady supply of cargo for the International Space Station (ISS)—ranging from science hardware to food and the crew’s personal items—under an extension of NASA’s Cargo Mission Contract.
Currently, Lockheed Martin maintains more than three million items destined for the station. The team exports and ships about 25,000 pounds of cargo to launch locations around the world annually, including the United States, Russia, Kazakhstan and Japan. The company also processes flight crew equipment, which includes buying, maintaining and preparing items for the ISS crew such as clothing, housekeeping and personal care items, laptop computers and audio-visual equipment.
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