Tags NExT

SDA taps Ball Aerospace to build satellites for new experimental testbed


The Other Transaction agreement, worth up to $176 million, is for the development, manufacture, deployment, launch and operation of 10 space vehicles and mission-enabling ground systems.

SDA’s new on-orbit testbed will experiment with alternative PNT technology, other capabilities


Payload capabilities that are successfully demonstrated as part of SDA's NExT initiative could be incorporated into future satellite tranches.