The U.S. Air Force awarded the Logistics Management Institute, known as LMI, a $98 million contract for modeling and simulation software to analyze warfighting missions in space.
The 2023 Hyperspace Challenge cohort includes U.S. companies Lexset.ai, Phase Four and TRL11, plus Australia’s High Earth Orbit Robotics, England-based Magdrive and Dawn Aerospace of the Netherlands.
The cybersecurity firm Xage Security won a $17 million contract to protect Space Systems Command networks for the next five years.
Global satellite fleet operator Intelsat announced an agreement Sept. 12 with Aalyria Technologies to dramatically speed up satellite communications.
Intelsat expects to decide whether to proceed with plans for a medium Earth orbit constellation early next year after requesting proposals from nine satellite makers, an executive for the geostationary fleet operator said Sept. 12.
Geost, a supplier of optical sensor payloads for military satellites, announced Sept. 11 it won a contract to produce eight payloads for missile-tracking satellites that Northrop Grumman is building for the U.S. Space Development Agency.
SpaceX, Kuiper Government Solutions and Aalyria Technologies were selected for market-research studies on how commercial systems could add capacity to the military’s future low Earth orbit constellation.
The Space Development Agency is breaking with tradition by seeking out multiple vendors for its low Earth orbit satellite network.
The National Reconnaissance Office is looking for partners who are developing advanced technology for satellites and ground systems.
Hyperspace Challenge is joining forces for the first time with the Space Force Rapid Capabilities Office to help make space assets more resilient.