SDA director pegs average Tranche 0 transport satellite cost at $14.1 million

By Courtney Albon / February 12, 2021 at 2:41 PM
The director of the Space Development Agency this week highlighted the organization’s success in achieving a $14.1 million average per-satellite cost for its first tranche of transport space vehicles and said he’s aiming to lower the cost even further as the proliferated architecture grows. The agency and its partners have awarded contracts for the 30 transport and tracking satellites that will make up “Tranche 0” of its proliferated space architecture. That includes 20 transport satellites built by Lockheed Martin and...

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