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Lockheed wins NASA contract worth up to $4.6 billion

FILE PHOTO: Lockheed Martin's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp<LMT.N> 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)