Space Development Agency
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.
SDA and DARPA small spacecraft equipped with optical crosslinks will fly to orbit in SpaceX's next rideshare mission Transporter-2.
Mynaric, a Germany-based manufacturer of optical satellite terminals, is expanding its footprint in the United States and opening an office in Washington D.C.
A “broad area announcement” Jan. 25 asks companies for information on emerging technologies that the Space Development Agency might be interested in funding if they meet specific needs.
The Missile Defense Agency awarded Northrop Grumman a $155 million contract Jan. 22. L3Harris received a $121 million contract Jan. 14.
Following a series of contract protests, the Space Development Agency again awarded SpaceX a $149 million contract and L3Harris a $193.5 million contract to each build four satellites to detect and track ballistic and hypersonic missiles
SpaceX has been awarded a $150.4 million contract to launch as many as 28 satellites for the Pentagon’s space agency.
Companies that competed earlier this year for Space Development Agency satellite contracts awarded to L3Harris and SpaceX were asked to resubmit their proposals following several protests.
The procurement of eight missile-tracking satellites by the Space Development Agency remains on hold amid a new protest filed by Raytheon.
To compete in an unconventional program like the Space Development Agency's Transport Layer, Lockheed Martin decided to team up with commercial companies.
Airbus and Raytheon have filed protests with the Government Accountability Office challenging Space Development Agency contracts awarded to L3Harris and SpaceX last month for eight missile-tracking satellites, putting the projects on hold until the dispute is resolved.
Space Development Agency begins market research for its next batch of satellites to be launched in 2024
In a request for information issued Oct. 23, the SDA asks vendors to pitch ideas for the next layer of satellites known as Tranche 1.
SpaceX revealed Oct. 20 that Microsoft is its subcontractor for the Space Development Agency program.
The agency will make one award to the provider that offers the “best value” based on several criteria such as price, schedule and past performance.
L3Harris' Bill Gattle says the DoD space market is changing in fundamental ways