Lockheed’s space division leads strong quarter as Orion capsule soars

A series of milestones related to Lockheed Martin’s space and F-35 fighter jet programs helped lead a strong quarter for the defense giant, which announced financial results Tuesday.

CEO Marillyn Hewson said the completion of the Orion crew capsule, a milestone marked Saturday on the Space Coast by Vice President Mike Pence, will serve as a big driver for the company. Read more here.