A team of space startups received an Air Force contract to develop a concept to collect and manage lunar intelligence.
The U.S. Space and Missile Systems Center awarded satellite component supplier Space Micro a $3 million contract for a laser communications terminal designed to transmit data at a rate of 100 gigabits per second.
A space startup is developing a geospatial intelligence-based tool that can help governments identify infected areas.
A $1.5 million Small Business Innovation Research award was matched by $1.5 million from ATX Venture Partners and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund.
SteamJet Space Systems is the latest customer to sign up for Momentus' Vigoride space transportation service.
David Shahady, who directs the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, spoke with SpaceNews about Air Force Space Pitch Day and about the Air Force’s SBIR program.