Rapid & Affordable

Rapid & Affordable

Hybrid Architecture Solutions

The space market is continually evolving. With a renewed desire for faster technology refresh and more affordable solutions, it is imperative to minimize non-recurring engineering to efficiently defend against developing threats. Ball Aerospace is responding by investing in agile capabilities, such as modular solutions, to accelerate speed and delivery of innovative technology solutions. Agile integration of space architectures will provide affordable, strategic advantages for both commercial domains and the warfighter. 

Ball has a deep heritage of designing and building high performance satellites, instruments and mission applications for defense and civil markets. We are combining this proven expertise with modern tools and processes, allowing for accelerated development timelines and mission operations.

Agile solutions enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. As the market and threats continue to evolve, we are supporting the architectures of the future driven by speed, resilience and seamless integration to provide strategic technological advantages across commercial and warfighting domains.

Agile Space

In the News

SDA NExT Collaboration

Ball Aerospace, Loft Federal and Microsoft will collaborate on SDA's NExT Program to deliver 10 experimental Space Development Agency payloads to orbit.

Prototype Payload Launch

Read about how Ball Aerospace successfully powered and launch a prototype payload to provide on-orbit data processing.


Read about Ball Aerospace, in collaboration with Microsoft, successfully completing demonstrations of cloud-based data processing, exploitation and dissemination.


Learn about the Space Development Agency selecting Ball Aerospace for a contract for 10 space vehicles for the National Defense Space Architecture Experimental Testbed.

Processing on the Edge

Read about Ball Aerospace’s collaboration with Microsoft Azure to enable faster, flexible and more dynamic on-orbit satellite data processing.