Space Development Agency
The Space Development Agency (SDA) is evaluating how cloud computing could bolster its campaign to quickly identify and track missiles.
The U.S. Space Force is just beginning to organize as a new branch of the armed forces and its leaders face a daunting to-do list. High on that list is figuring out the management of space acquisitions.
The current and former directors of the Pentagon’s Space Development Agency (SDA) offered differing views of congressional direction placing SDA under the U.S. Space Force.
Cybersecurity was a recurring theme at the SmallSat Symposium here.
The agency issued a broad area announcement on “National Defense Space Architecture Systems, Technologies and Emerging Capabilities.”
DoD calls Tournear the “first permanent director of the Space Development Agency.”
Fred Kennedy spoke with SpaceNews about leaving the Space Development Agency, his public clash with Air Force leaders at the 2019 Space Symposium and his future plans.
Time is ripe for entrepreneurs to partner with U.S. national security space groups, says Fred Kennedy
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California – During this period of rapid change, space industry entrepreneurs should be sharing their ideas with U.S. national security space agencies, Fred Kennedy, former director of the U.S. Space Development Agency (SDA), said…
SDA's top priority is to deploy a 250-satellite or larger communications constellation.
Despite strong backing within the Pentagon, the SDA is still trying to win over skeptics on Capitol Hill and secure funding for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
Mike Griffin: "Some elements of Congress are very supportive. Others are skeptical."
The Army is pondering broader use of low-cost satellites for tactical applications.
Todd Harrison: Space Defense Force “more accurately emphasizes the primary job of military space forces, which is to defend our assets in space."
Griffin: The SDA is "not the arbiter and owner of all things space."
The SDA is preparing to host its first public meeting with space industry contractors as it tries to reassure skeptics.