In its annual review of significant Pentagon weapons programs, the Government Accountability Office found issues with two high-profile Space Force programs: one the service sees as a model of its path forward and another that may end up being a product of the past.
It will take a few extra months for the Space Development Agency’s “Tranche 0”—the initial batch of satellites in SDA’s planned constellation in low-Earth orbit—to lift off, as the agency has delayed two planned launches. The first launch for Tranche 0, which will also be the ...
The Space Development Agency has awarded contracts for the 126 satellites that will make up its Tranche 1 Transport Layer, splitting the deal between Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and York Space Systems, it announced Feb. 28. All told, the three contracts for 42 satellites each ...
A high-profile effort to spread thousands of satellites close to Earth for better communications, missile tracking, and more is getting underway with contracts to Lockheed Martin and York Space Systems. The Space Development Agency on Aug. 31 awarded $187.5 million to Lockheed and $94 million ...