Space Force selects 125 industry proposals for on-orbit servicing technologies

WASHINGTON — SpaceWERX, the technology arm of the U.S. Space Force, has selected 125 industry teams for the initial phase of the Orbital Prime program, an effort to develop technologies for orbital debris cleanup and other space services.

Each team will receive a $250,000 contract to flesh out their concepts and do early design work, officials told SpaceNews.