Satellite optical terminal builder Skyloom: SDA LEO launch imminent, GEO-orbit satellite with Sky Compass in 2024

by Peter B. de Selding

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — Optical communications terminal builder Skyloom Global Corp. is perhaps the least known of the four optical terminal providers whose businesses have been given a remarkable acceleration by the U.S. Space Development Agency (SDA).

The SDA’s different tranches of low-aorbintg missile-warning satellites has optical links as a centerpiece technology. The agency has gone the extra step of forcing its suppliers to adopt technical standards that make their gear interoperable with each other.

Launches of these satellites will start in . . .

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