The companies are expected to report their results within two weeks.
The judge said he had not expected the company to bring more than $20 million.
The company is expected to be sold for more than $2 billion.
The company, which has 58 jobs, is expected to create 13 more, he said.
The company had been expected to sell for about $1.2 billion.
If successful, the companies are expected to move on to commercial space.
The company is expected to be in operation by the end of the year.
The company is expected to cut up to several thousand jobs.
The company is expected to report its first annual loss since 1992.
The company is expected to report its results for 2001 in February.