TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 â Lockheed MartinÂ (NYSE: LMT) has completed the encapsulation of the EchoStar XIX broadband satellite in anticipation of its Dec. 18 launch aboard United Launch Alliance‘sÂ Atlas V 431Â rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
The encapsulation required theÂ satellite to be connected to an adapter and enclosed in a launch vehicle fairing platformÂ nose cone, Lockheed said Monday.
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