NASA Awards Six Contracts to LEO Broadband Operators

NASA Signs Deal for Broadband Operators
NASA has awarded six contracts to LEO broadband operators to support the development and demonstration of near-Earth communications technology. The contracts have a combined total value of $278.5M, with each company expected to “match or exceed” NASA’s investment over the next five years. The awardees: SpaceX, receiving $69.95M to develop Starlink, its LEO broadband constellation. Amazon’s Kuiper, receiving $67M for… Read More