Redmond, Wash.-based Xplore says it has received a $2 million contract from National Security Innovation Capital, a hardware development accelerator within the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit, to speed up work on Xplore’s Xcraft platform. The payload-hosting spacecraft is due for its first launch into low Earth orbit in 2023. “The significant funding NSIC has provided ensures U.S. government and commercial customers will have speedy access to our affordable Xcraft platform,” Lisa Rich, Xplore
Over 100 people in 25 states have been sick with salmonella, but the CDC says no food source has been confirmed as the reasoning behind it.
Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz said Sunday 3,300 migrants have been removed from the Del Rio camp either to planes or detention centers since Friday.