U.S. Air Force Releases Final Hosted Payload Solicitation

Military Space Quarterly | Air Force Hosted Payload Contracting Vehicle Seen as ‘Game Changer’


As the U.S. Air Force prepares to release a final bid solicitation for a contracting vehicle that will enable it to regularly utilize excess payload capacity aboard commercial satellites.

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SBIRS Payload Shipped for Integration with Host Satellite

Amid JPSS Changes, Free Flyer-1 Payload Remains the Same


If the U.S. Congress approves NOAA's plan to trim costs in its next-generation civilian polar-orbiting weather satellite program, one detail that will not change is the payload for the Free Flyer-1 satellite slated to launch in 2016.

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Harris Corp. To Market Iridium Next Hosted Payload Capacity
NASA Eyes Air Force Contracting Vehicle for Hosted Payloads

SES Satellite To Host NASA Science Payload


Satellite operator SES will host a NASA upper atmospheric research payload on an unspecified geostationary-orbiting satellite scheduled for launch around 2017.

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Texas A&M To Build Payload Carrier for Lynx Spaceplane
Boeing Exec Urges DoD To Relax Hosted Payload Rules

Commentary | Realizing the Promise of Hosted Payloads


The core barriers and obstacles to hosted payloads are cultural, not technical.

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Northrop Delivers 1st EPS Secure Telecom Payload


The EPS will replace the Interim Polar System andl complement the AEHF.

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Spotlight | Hosted Payload Alliance
Arabsat’s Badr-7 To Host Ka-band Payload for EMC
ESA Activates Galileo Search-and-rescue Payload

DoD To Clarify, Not Rewrite, Guidance on Hosted Payloads


The U.S. Department of Defense is working on an addendum to guidance on the utilization of so-called hosted payload that industry officials have complained is too restrictive.

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