A view of SpaceX and U.S. Space Force compound at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States on December 18, 2021. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images

Investing in Space: Pentagon’s satellite constellation awards near $10 billion

By Michael Sheetz, Published by CNBC, 18 January 2024 I’ve written a bit about the Space Force’s satellite constellation program before but, with new awards already rolling this year, it’s worth checking in on who’s been added to the fray that I’m calling the PWSA Sweepstakes. A quick refresher: In the few years since

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SDA Tracking Layer optimized to keep tabs on low-flying, maneuvering hypersonic missiles. (SDA graphic)

Space Development Agency to buy 54 missile-tracking satellites

The Space Development Agency awarded three contracts to build 54 missile tracking satellites. (Space Development Agency) By Courtney Albon, Published by Defense News, 16 January 2024 WASHINGTON — The Space Development Agency selected three companies to build 18 satellites each for its space-based missile warning, tracking and defense constellation. The

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Scotland’s spaceport plans secure funding boost

An artist's impression of SaxaVord rocket launch By Laura Goodwin, Published by the BBC, 13 December 2023 The UK Space Agency has announced funding of more than £6.7m to further Scotland's spaceports ambitions. Scottish-based HyImpulse, a launch company working with SaxaVord Spaceport in Shetland, will receive £3.4m. And Orbex, which

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