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PredaSAR, a Terran Orbital Corporation, Selected for National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)...

BOCA RATON, FL (January 10, 2022) - PredaSAR, a Terran Orbital Corporation, has been selected for contract award under the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Systems Acquisition Directorate’s Closed Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Strategic Collection Enhancements (SCE) in the Commercial Radar focus area.

SAIC Appoints Jon Rucker to Lead U.S. Army Business

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today announced the appointment of Jon Rucker as senior vice president of the company’s Army Business Unit, responsible for leading strategy, business development and program delivery of approximately $1.2 billion annually in solutions and services to a wide range of U.S. Army customers.

Space Force to take a fresh look at communications satellite needs

What mix of satellites will be needed to meet rising demand for connectivity and make systems resilient to cyber attacks will be the subject of a deep-dive study by the U.S. Space Force.

SSC awards contract to PredaSAR for on-orbit hybrid architecture demonstration

The contract will support an on-orbit cooperative demonstration between the PredaSAR satellite constellation and the joint SSC, AFRL, and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Blackjack satellite constellation.

Air Force Research Laboratory Awards Terran Orbital Subsidiary $8.4 Million for Very Low Earth...

Terran Orbital was awarded an $8.4 million contract for a prototype spacecraft capable of maneuvering between Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and VLEO orbits from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate.

Air Force Research Laboratory Partners with Google Cloud to Accelerate Collaboration and Drive Research...

Google Cloud announced November 3 that the Air Force Research Laboratory has chosen to deploy Google Workspace as a pilot program among a segment of its workforce of scientists and engineers. The initial deployment has dramatically enhanced engagement with its worldwide network of external research partners.

NASA’s DART asteroid redirect mission launches aboard Falcon 9 from Vandenberg

SpaceX has launched NASA’s DART (Double Asteroid Redirect Test) mission onboard a Falcon 9 rocket. DART is a demonstration mission to determine the effects of an intentional impact on an asteroid. DART’s collision with the asteroid moon Dimorphos is set for October 2022.

ICEYE and U.S. Army to Pursue Collaborative Research and Development

ICEYE, the global leader in persistent monitoring with radar satellite imaging, announced today that it has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Technical Center (SMDTC) to advance state-of-the-art Earth observation technology in support of U.S. Army missions.

DoD eager to leverage LEO broadband constellations

The Commercial Satellite Communication Office, known as CSCO, in September released a draft request for proposals for “Proliferated Low Earth Orbit Satellite-based Commercial Services.” A final RFP is expected in spring 2022 and contract awards later in the year.

AFRL Uses Expedited Acquisition Process in Latest Spacecraft Contract Award

The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate awarded an $8.4 million contract to Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc. to support the directorate’s Precise flight experiment projected for launch in 2024.


Bigelow Aerospace transfers BEAM space station module to NASA

NASA has hired a new company to provide engineering support for an inflatable module on the International Space Station originally built and managed by Bigelow Aerospace.
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