Space Development Agency
The Defense Department’s space agency on June 30 hailed the deployment of its first missions which flew to orbit on a SpaceX rideshare carrying 88 small satellites.
The U.S. Space Development Agency has five satellites riding on SpaceX’s Transporter-2 mission scheduled to launch June 25.
The Space Development Agency is looking to work with commercial operators of imaging satellites so they can send data directly to U.S. government satellites in orbit.
Radar satellite imagery startup Capella Space on June 14 received a $3 million research contract in support of the Space Development Agency’s National Defense Space Architecture.
A pair of cubesats built by General Atomics for the Space Development Agency will seek to demonstrate optical communications between satellites, and from satellites to a military drone aircraft.
The Biden administration’s defense budget proposal for fiscal year 2022 seeks more than $1.2 billion for military space systems in low-Earth orbit.
The Space Development Agency needs “affordable” optical terminals that can be mass produced.
The Space Development Agency is considering buying its next 150 satellites from three different vendors,
The Space Development Agency is less worried about missile strikes than it is about cyber attacks and intrusions into the supply chain.
SDA is seeking feedback on vendors' ability to support a homogeneous constellation design.
LeoStella sees opportunities to supply satellites to the U.S. Space Development Agency.
The Defense Department's Space Development Agency is now shaking things up. The agency has been around for only two years and remains relatively unknown. But it began to draw attention from across the space industry last fall.
The Space and Missile Systems Center for more than a year has been helping the Space Development Agency accelerate the procurement of small satellites.
The Space Development Agency will solicit bids for an upcoming procurement of up to 150 satellites to be launched in late 2024.
The NG-16 cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station will carry a Space Development Agency payload to collect data for the development of missile-tracking sensors.