Air Force Launches Space Consortium That Puts Startups to Work On Prototypes

10/18/2016 -- WASHINGTON—The Air Force is looking for a company to lead a new space consortium formed to help broaden participation in space acquisition programs to startups and small businesses.

During the Air Force Innovation Forum in San Jose, Calif., Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James on Monday announced that the service had issued a request for information for a not-for-profit manager of the Space Enterprise Consortium.