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Wildfire 7



This launch was the second of three so-called “Tranche 0” missions for the Space Development Agency (SDA), an organization established by the Pentagon in 2019 to fast-track new space technologies. This first phase of launches will orbit at total of 28 satellites to demonstrate a concept for a missile tracking and data relay network, known as the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture.

Alternate Names

  • 57761
  • Wildfire7

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2023-09-02
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense (United States)


  • Communications
  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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