SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifteenth consecutive year, Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] is a leading sponsor of "The Year In Space" Calendar, featuring images and information from the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomical discovery.
Through a special arrangement with the publisher, Lockheed Martin employees, retirees and stockholders nationwide are eligible to purchase the 144-Page 2013 Desk Calendar, and/or the new Large-Format 2013 Wall Calendar, at discounts ranging from 24% to 41%, with free standard shipping on all domestic orders. Employees can combine orders to receive quantity discounts.
Lockheed Martin's leadership in advanced space observatories, interplanetary spacecraft, and human space exploration is portrayed in many of the 53 weekly photos in the 2013 Desk Calendar. The collection includes stunning views of Saturn and its moons obtained by the orbiting Cassini spacecraft; several incredible images of the Space Shuttle and International Space Station; a vibrant false-color view of Earth by the Landsat 7 spacecraft; a number of gorgeous deep space vistas captured by the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes, and more.
The new large-format 2013 Wall Calendar, published for the first time this year, is an impressive 16" x 22" when open, and boasts over 100 space images. Featuring a unique visual design that appeals to space enthusiasts of all ages, the Wall Calendar is unlike any space calendar ever published.
Both "Year In Space" calendars can be ordered at a discount at http://www.YearInSpace.com/both, or by calling (800) 736-6836. There is free shipping on all domestic orders while supplies last.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, a major operating unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation, designs and develops, tests, manufactures and operates a full spectrum of advanced-technology systems for national security and military, civil government and commercial customers. Chief products include human space flight systems; a full range of remote sensing, navigation, meteorological and communications satellites and instruments; space observatories and interplanetary spacecraft; laser radar; ballistic missiles; missile defense systems; and nanotechnology research and development.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation's net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.
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