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Lockheed wins NASA contract worth up to $4.6 billion

WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a NASA contract worth up to $4.6 billion to build Orion astronaut capsules, NASA said on Monday.

The work will support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's program to build a sustainable presence on the moon. (Reporting by Joey Roulette; Editing by Tim Ahmann)