Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems Co. announced May 16 it has begun work on a contract awarded in 2000 to build two geosynchronous satellites for SES Americom. But the company's future may be in doubt, in light of comments this week from Lockheed Martin Chairman and CEO Vance Coffman, who said the company might sell the unit. The Ku/Ka-band satellites, designated AMC-15 and AMC-16, will provide video channel distribution and broadband data and Internet services across ...


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