Space Development Agency Readies First Solicitation for ‘Global’ Data Constellation

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WASHINGTON — Fresh off its first successful launch, the Space Development Agency next week intends to solicit industry bids for the first 72 improved data relay satellites in a planned constellation that will, for the first time, connect warfighters around the world to a secure low Earth orbit communications network, according to SDA Director Derek Tournear.

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