Tags NExT

SDA taps Ball Aerospace to build satellites for new experimental testbed

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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

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