Important Innovations Collection: DARPA's Blackjack Satellite Program
|Source: DARPA - Artist concept of Blackjack|
New Race to Space
The US Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA, is moving forward on an important project called Blackjack to launch large networks of small, inexpensive satellites into Low Earth Orbit to strengthen US defensive capabilities. The small satellites are more difficult targets to hit for enemy forces. It's an ambitious program that is showing a lot of promise. For a news blog on it, go to
Important Innovations Collection: DARPA's Blackjack Satellite Program: US Pentagon Concept: Large Networks of Small, Cheap Satellites Source: Artist Concept of DARPA's Small Sat System Blackjack Up ...