The NGA awarded the Research and Development Contract (RDC) indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract on January 25, 2024, to Solis Applied Science, LLC, one of four IDIQ awardees. Task orders will be completed among the IDIQ awardees, with the first task order scheduled for February of 2024.
Sidus Space expects to actively contribute to RDC activities, focusing on the development, maturation, testing, and integration of R&D concepts into functional prototypes as a member of the Solis team. The scope of RDC projects encompasses groundbreaking research in foundational geospatial-intelligence, advanced phenomenologies, and analytic technologies.
For more information on the NGA’s $794 million Research and Development Contract, view NGA’s official announcement here.
“The opportunity to contribute to NGA’s Research and Development Contract aligns seamlessly with Sidus Space’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of space technology and data services,” said Carol Craig, CEO of Sidus Space. “As part of the Solis team, we are excited to leverage our expertise in driving innovation, testing prototypes, and advancing capabilities that will shape the future of geospatial intelligence.”
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