The Tetra program supports the prototyping of new technologies and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) in support of the Department of Defense (DoD)

Electro-Optical/Infrared Weather Systems (EWS) Weather Data as a Service (WxDaaS)

The United States Space Force (USSF), Space Systems Command (SSC) Development Corp, is performing market research to identify sources capable of providing weather data as a service (WxDaaS) to the Government and to obtain preliminary cost and schedule estimates. The Government will use this information to inform a decision on whether to acquire this service under the SpEC Consortium as a prototype using Other Transaction Authority (OTA). A solicitation is being considered for release in late FY2022 depending on the market research results.

Rapid On Orbit Space Technology Evaluation Ring-4 (ROOSTER-4)

The Government has released the final RPP (Request for Prototype Proposal) for the ROOSTER-4 project. Notable dates for this opportunity are the Question Deadline: 23 February 1:00 PM CT, and the Solution Deadline: 9 March 1:00 PM CT. For additional project information, please log in to your NSTXL SpEC members account to access the ROOSTER SpEC Briefing Coming Soon.

Space Vision 2030

Space Systems Command (SSC) Development Corps’ Innovation and Prototyping Directorate is excited to announce Round 2 of Space Vision 2030. Space Vision 2030 will continue to be a recurring collaborative effort with our Space Enterprise Consortium members to identify and mature key enabling technologies that evolve the SSC and the U.S. Space Force’s current space architecture to one that will meet our needs in 2030.

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Precise Space Flight Experiment

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is seeking to prototype a spacecraft to demonstrate the use of currently developed technology for new Very Low Earth Orbit (VLEO, 150-300 km) missions in support of the Precise space flight experiment...