Space Force to Increase Rocket Launch Purchases Written 24 July 2023


SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket lifts off. | Credit: Spacex; Wikimedia Commons; Public Domain

CNBC reported the US Space Force “plans to buy even more rocket launches from companies in the coming years than previously expected, granting more companies a chance at securing billions in potential contracts.” Amid increasing need to improve “military capabilities in space,” the US plans to “almost triple the number of launches in Phase 3 that it bought in Phase 2 in 2020.”
Full Story (CNBC)