SpaceWERX announces 'Orbital Prime' effort, solicitation expected next week

By Courtney Albon / November 9, 2021 at 1:04 PM
The Space Force is launching a new effort aimed at taking advantage of commercial on-orbit servicing technology to develop a use case and demonstrate the viability of a future space-based mobility and logistics capability. Modeled off AFWERX’s “Prime” initiative, Orbital Prime aims to both invest in the current on-orbit servicing, assembly and manufacturing market and transition technology for future use by the Space Force. Gabe Mounce, deputy director of SpaceWERX, told Inside Defense in a Nov. 5 interview the...

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