Future SDA acquisition authorities unclear as agency begins transition to Space Force

By Courtney Albon / August 25, 2021 at 10:47 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- As the Air Force secretary and the Pentagon’s research and development chief lead early efforts to transition the Space Development Agency into the Space Force, a key issue will be determining what acquisition and contracting authorities the agency will retain. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall announced Tuesday at Space Symposium here that work will soon begin to gradually prepare SDA to fold into the Space Force in time for an October 2022 deadline set by Congress...

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