DARPA’s new Hallmark program seeks to provide improved capabilities to rapidly plan, assess, and execute the full spectrum of U.S. military operations in space.  Credit: DARPA.
Boeing XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane artist concept
Boeing XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane artist concept
Boeing XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane artist concept
DARPA has scrapped plans to launch small satellites from a modified F-15 fighter jet after two tests of a new rocket fuel ended in explosions this year. Boeing is the prime contractor on the program (DARPA artist's concept).
DARPA is studying whether a communications satellite with a robotic arm can put an antenna in place.  In this artist's rendering, the robotic arm is highlighted in green.  Credit: SSL.
Phoenix satlet build
DARPA head Arati Prabhakar
Military Space Quarterly. Credit: SpacNews
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DARPA ALASA
SHERPA. Credit: DARPA
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DARPA Eyes Satellite Servicing Demo with Industry Partner

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In a request for information, DARPA said it is eyeing a new program to advance the agency’s work in the field and, in the most optimistic scenario, serve as a catalyst for a commercial satellite servicing industry.

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