On 3 October, the Space Development Agency (SDA) was formally transferred to the US Space Force. The SDA was created in 2019 just a few months before the US Space… Continue reading "US Space Force Acquiring Space Development Agency and New Chief"
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The Space Development Agency (SDA) awarded prototype agreements worth $1.3 billion for the construction of the Tranche 1 Tracking Layer satellites. The agreements were awarded to L3Harris Technologies, Inc. of… Continue reading "Space Development Agency Awards Tracking Layer Satellite Agreements"
On 2 June, General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced that its new CubeSats (miniature satellites that operate in low Earth orbit) equipped with laser communications terminals have completed ground testing. Two… Continue reading "Space Force Expanding Partnership with SpaceX"
Contracts Awarded for Space-Based Datalink Network That Intends to Revolutionise U.S. Forces Integration
The Space Development Agency (SDA) has awarded contracts for the first stage development of the Space Transport Layer. Designated Tranche 0, the contracts will see both Lockheed Martin and Denver-based… Continue reading "Contracts Awarded for Space-Based Datalink Network That Intends to Revolutionise U.S. Forces Integration"