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Sidus Space Joins Solis Applied Science Team on NGA's $794M R and D contract
The contract, an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) agreement with a ceiling of $794 million, was awarded to Solis Applied Science, LLC, marking it as one of four IDIQ awardees. This strategic award, announced on January 25, 2024, sets the stage for a series of task orders among the awardees, with the initial task slated for February 2024.
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Sidus Space Joins Solis Applied Science Team on NGA's $794M R and D contract
by Clarence Oxford
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 05, 2024

Sidus Space, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIDU), a noted player in the space industry, has recently announced its inclusion in the Solis Applied Science, LLC team, selected by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for a pivotal research and development (R and D) contract. This collaboration is set to make significant contributions to the NGA's R and D directorate, furthering advancements in geospatial intelligence.

The contract, an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) agreement with a ceiling of $794 million, was awarded to Solis Applied Science, LLC, marking it as one of four IDIQ awardees. This strategic award, announced on January 25, 2024, sets the stage for a series of task orders among the awardees, with the initial task slated for February 2024.

Carol Craig, CEO of Sidus Space, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, "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." Craig's statement underscores the alignment of Sidus Space's innovative drive with the goals of the NGA contract, aiming to leverage the company's expertise in innovation, prototype testing, and capability advancement within the geospatial intelligence domain.

As a member of the Solis team, Sidus Space is poised to play an active role in the RDC's activities. The company's focus will be on the development, maturation, testing, and integration of R and D concepts into functional prototypes. The scope of these projects is broad, encompassing foundational research in geospatial intelligence, exploration of advanced phenomenologies, and the development of cutting-edge analytic technologies.

This partnership is indicative of the growing importance of geospatial intelligence in national security and defense strategies, with the RDC projects aiming to push the envelope in research and innovation within this critical field. The NGA's $794 million R and D contract, as detailed in their official announcement, represents a significant investment in the future of geospatial intelligence, with the promise of developing groundbreaking technologies and methodologies.

For more information on the NGA's $794 million Research and Development Contract, view NGA's official announcement here.

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