DARPA Eyes Smallsats for Space Resilience DARPA wants to piggyback on commercial plans to orbit constellations of thousands of small satellites for broadband communications to provide a distributed, resilient space architecture for national security missions. The Pentagon’s advanced research agency is launching a program called Blackjack to leverage commercial mass-production capabilities to demonstrate a proliferated smallsat constellation in low Earth orbit (LEO) that can ...

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