VOX Space, the Virgin area subsidiary committed to federal government launches, has actually scored an important brand-new agreement with the U.S. Space Force and will move from evaluating to complete operations, the business revealed today.
The Space Force agreement is for 3 launches and is valued at $35 million. The business will be releasing payloads for the Defense Department’s Space Test Program-S28, a set of innovation presentations in low Earth orbit. More than 36 satellites will be introduced, “allowing developments in area domain awareness and interactions and notifying future advancements of the USSF area architecture.”
Those launches, like others prepared for the U.K. and Israeli federal governments, aren’t precisely impending; VOX is still in the screening stage, however anticipates to put payloads into orbit come 2021. If I hear back.), (I’ve asked for more info on this and will upgrade