Orion is NASA’s spacecraft that will take humans deep into space. No other spacecraft in development has the technology needed for the extremes of deep space, such as life support, navigation, communications, radiation shielding and the world's largest heat shield that will protect astronauts and help return them safely home.
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X-59 QueSST (Quiet Supersonic Technology) will be used to collect community response data on the acceptability of a quiet sonic boom generated by the unique design of the aircraft.
A Message from James Taiclet,
Chairman, President and CEO
“The events of the past year were a stark reminder of the importance of building a sustainable corporation. Our company’s resiliency and strong financial footing enabled us to continue to deliver on our customers’ critical programs while also helping our communities at a time of great need.”
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The F-35 strengthens national security, enhances global partnerships and powers economic growth.
A Message from Leo S. Mackay, Jr., Senior Vice President, Ethics and Enterprise Assurance
“Our sustainability mission is to foster innovation, integrity, and security to protect the environment, strengthen communities and propel responsible growth.”
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