Intel, Amazon, and SpaceX asked to tuck into DARPA’s Space-BACN


DARPA’s attempt to build an internetwork of communications satellites – which operates under the fabulous name Space-BACN – has tapped Intel, SpaceX and others to build kit that will make its planned “Space-Based Adaptive Communications Node” a reality.

As The Register detailed when Space-BACN was announced in late 2021, DARPA has taken note of the launch of many comms satellites by the likes of SpaceX’s Starlink and Amazon’s planned constellation of 7,774 satellites.

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