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What is the name of a famous rocket science/aerospace engineering company?

its not NASA. there is a rocket science/aerospace engineering (at least i think) company that is relatively well-known. i cant remember the name.

can you just say some well-known aerospace engineering or at least physics-related companies?

thanks

Update:

thanks, it was Lockheed Martin.

i should have just look on wikipedia i guess.

thanks

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    wikipedia:

    An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, and/or spacecraft.

    In the European Union, aerospace companies such as EADS, BAE Systems, Thales, Dassault, Saab and Finmeccanica account for a large share of the global aerospace industry and research effort, with the European Space Agency as one of the largest consumers of aerospace technology and products.

    In Russia, large aerospace companies like Oboronprom and the United Aircraft Building Corporation (encompassing Mikoyan, Sukhoi, Ilyushin, Tupolev, Yakovlev, and Irkut which includes Beriev) are among the major global players in this industry.

    In the United States, the Department of Defense and NASA are the two biggest consumers of aerospace technology and products. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States reported that the aerospace industry employed 444,000 wage and salary jobs in 2004. Many of those jobs were in Washington and California. Leading companies like Boeing, United Technologies Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corp. are among the most widely known aerospace manufacturers in the world.

    As of June 2005, the top-performing US aerospace companies, as ranked by Aviation Week & Space Technology, were:

    United Technologies Corporation

    General Dynamics Corp.

    L-3 Communications

    Honeywell International Inc.

    Parker Hannifin

    Computer Sciences Corp.

    Thales Group (U.S. branch)

    Lockheed Martin Corp.

    Northrop Grumman Corp.

    Boeing

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