DARPA narrows pool for launch challenge, discusses future applications with DOD

By Courtney Albon / January 16, 2019 at 3:05 PM
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has narrowed a pool of potential competitors in its responsive launch challenge from 55 to 18 and plans to announce those companies by the end of February. The launch challenge, which is slated to occur in late 2019, aims to demonstrate the ability to quickly respond to emerging launch needs. DARPA announced the initiative last April and has been working with companies to develop their proposals. Todd Master, DARPA's program manager for the effort,...

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