Lockheed Martin Launches Mobile Application For Students Visiting The USA Science & Engineering Festival

Downloadable iOS and Android compatible application to enhance STEM education

Apr 22, 2014, 10:00 ET from Lockheed Martin

BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] launched a mobile application, Lockheed Martin USASEF, which will allow students to navigate a wide variety of exciting technologies and hands-on demonstrations within its 56,000 square foot exhibit space at the upcoming USA Science & Engineering Festival, April 26–27, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington.

The mobile application provides students with a virtual passport to journey through the exciting worlds of science, technology, engineering and math, and allows them to speak with the engineers, technologists, and scientists who bring these innovations to life. Students can visit "Antarctica," learn what it is like to live on Mars, pilot the Orion spacecraft and F-35 fighter jet and participate in many more exciting activities.

The USASEF mobile application is free and now available for download from iTunes and Google Play. Student participants ages 18 and under will have a chance to earn up to six prizes after completing the demonstrations.

What: Lockheed Martin USASEF mobile app

When: USASEF can be downloaded from iTunes and Google Play now and can be used April 26–27, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day

Where: Lockheed Martin exhibit booth
2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival
Walter E. Washington Convention Center 
801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Lockheed Martin is the founding and presenting sponsor of the 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival. During the event, Lockheed Martin engineers and scientists will demonstrate awe-inspiring technologies and interactive, hands-on demonstrations in the areas of advanced aeronautics, cyber world (data analytics), scientific discovery, nanotechnology, robotics and energy.

Background: More than 500,000 people attended 2012 USA Science & Engineering Festival events. The two-day expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center draws students, parents, teachers, as well as organizations and companies interested in investing in STEM education. Learn more about Lockheed Martin's involvement in the festival, as well as details on the exhibits.

About Lockheed Martin: Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 115,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2013 were $45.4 billion.

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