Collins Aerospace Systems, has announced it signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide critical subsystems to support production of NASA´s Orion spacecraft fleet for Artemis missions III through VIII, the company said.
Valued at USD 320 million, the systems being provided by Collins Aerospace will play an important role in enabling NASA´s goal of boots on the Moon by 2024, as well as establishing a sustained presence on and around the Moon to prepare for missions to Mars.
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a provider of technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers´ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs.