NASA Industry To  Communications By 2025

Collaborate On Space

NASA Selected Six American

Satellite communications (SATCOM) providers on April 20 to begin developing and demonstrating near-Earth space communication services

For More Than A Year

The agency has been evaluating the feasibility of employing commercial SATCOM networks for near-Earth operations as it works to decommission its near-Earth satellite fleet.

This Approach Would Allow NASA

To focus more time and resources on its deep space exploration and science missions.

The Combined Value Of...

The agency's Communications Services Project (CSP) funded agreements is $278.5 million

NASA Expects Each Company

To match or exceed agency contributions during the five-year development and demonstration period, totaling more than $1.5 billion of cost-share investment.

NASA Intends To Seek Multiple

Long-term contracts to acquire services for near-Earth operations by 2030, while phasing out NASA owned and operated systems.

A 4 Billion-Year-Old Comet  Towards Earth

80 Miles Wide Is Headed