On Friday, Shares of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), added 0.77% and closed at $259.17 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $255.06 and $259.73. Lockheed Martin (LMT) has successfully launched the WorldView-4 commercial remote sensing spacecraft for DigitalGlobe, Inc. An Atlas V 401 blasted off at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time from Space Launch Complex 3 East, placing WorldView-4 in orbit for customer DigitalGlobe and marking the 137th successive successful Atlas launch to date.
The WorldView-4 satellite, also built by Lockheed Martin, is the most recent in a series of imaging and data satellites for customers around the world. The satellite will capture images so clear that they can distinguish between a sedan, van, and truck from nearly 400 miles in space – the same technology employed on DigitalGlobe’s other WorldView satellites.
“We’re thrilled to deliver yet another satellite to orbit for DigitalGlobe,” said Steve Skladanek, president of Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services. “Our Atlas rocket brings unparalleled precision and reliability to every mission it carries.”
Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK), jumped 1.74% and closed at $25.78 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $24.82 and $25.90. The company’s Market capitalization is $10.52 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 234.67 million. Three students have been named National Finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology after earning top spots in one of two regional competitions that took place this past weekend. The Competition is the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects.
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVID), dropped -1.11% and closed at $4.47 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $4.34 and $4.64.The company stock’s 52-week range is $4.34 – $9.78. Avid® (AVID) recently declared that Sky Deutschland, the pay-TV market leader in Germany and Austria, has significantly expanded its investment in the MediaCentral® Platform. Now, with the most open and integrated platform comprising solutions from the Avid Media, Storage and Artist Suites, Sky’s news and sports production teams are empowered with the most comprehensive individual products at every stage of the workflow to create, collaborate, distribute, optimize and monetize its content.
Recognizing the need to update its infrastructure to meet the demands of recently’s fast-turnaround, high-quality content-driven environment, Sky needed a future-proofed workflow flexible enough to take advantage of and monetize new and emerging technologies such as Ultra High Definition (UHD).