Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M) Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Strategic Forces Subcommittee, speaks during a committee hearing on the DoD budget March 14, 2019. Credit: YouTube
Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin. Credit: NASA
Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks to reporters after visiting the US southern border on Feb. 23, 2019. Credit: DoD
Retired Air Force Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski
Fred Kennedy, director of DARPA's Tactical Technology Office speaks Aug. 6 during a panel on "Creating a More Resilient Space Architecture" during the Small Satellite Conference at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. (Keith Johnson for SpaceNews).
Michael Griffin, U.S. undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, speaks Aug. 8 at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama. Credit: U.S. Army
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. Credit; U.S. Air Force

Space Development Agency is priority one for DoD. But what exactly will the SDA do?


Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he expects a new Space Development Agency to be in place sometime in the first quarter of 2019.

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