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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

SpaceX receives contract to build missile tracking satellites for the Defense Department


SpaceX receives contract to build missile tracking satellites for the Defense Department


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX received a contract worth more than $149 million from the Space Development Agency (SDA), tasking the company with building a new satellite for the US military capable of tracking and providing early warnings of hypersonic missile launches. Another company, L3 Harris out of Florida, was given more than $193 million by the agency to also build tracking satellites..."


Reference: www.theverge.com