In a world where time and money are so precious, hosted payloads are attempting to save both commodities for your missions.

It’s really no surprise that many federal agencies are starting to take advantage of commercially hosted payloads. New hosted payload programs have been executed or announced across both the defense and civilian sectors of the federal government. This includes the Air Force’s CHIRP Program which saved the Air Force hundreds of millions of dollars versus building and launching their own spacecraft.

Here is a closer look at some of the programs that SES GS has run on behalf of the federal government and why hosted payloads are the clear choice for affordable, reliable and timely access to space.