DARPA Awards Spire Global Contract to Design Satellite

Spire Expands Contract with NASA for Earth Observation Data

The contract will leverage Spire’s pioneering Space Services model to design a satellite that could carry the agency’s sensor to very low Earth orbit to improve characterization of the ionosphere Spire Global was awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to deliver a preliminary design for a satellite that would carry an […]

Rocket Lab Supports Significant Milestone for DARPA and Space Development Agency on the Mandrake-2 Mission

Rocket Lab Supports Significant Milestone for DARPA and Space Development Agency on the Mandrake-2 Mission

Mission Achieves Successful Optical Crosslinks Between the Two Satellites Rocket Lab USA has supported a significant milestone for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Space Development Agency’s (SDA) Mandrake-2 mission. In June, the two Mandrake-2 spacecraft, Able and Baker, successfully demonstrated closing and maintaining an optical communications link for the full test duration […]

Aerojet Rocketdyne selected by Lockheed Martin to power DARPA OpFires missile

Aerojet Rocketdyne selected by Lockheed Martin to power DARPA OpFires missile

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been selected by Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control to build an advanced solid rocket motor booster for the second stage of a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) hypersonic weapon system, known as Operational Fires, or OpFires. “We continue to push the envelope in our hypersonic propulsion technologies, whether by […]