Elon Musk’s SpaceX ‘building fleet of satellites for US spies’ in ‘classified $1.8 billion deal’ to photograph Earth

March 19, 2024

SPACEX has reportedly been developing a network of spy satellites for the US National Reconnaissance Office. 1 SpaceX has reportedly been developing a network of spy satellites Credit: GettyThe agency develops and operates space-based assets and ground systems to sense threats around the world in real-time. The $1.8 billion contract is supposedly for developing a network of hundreds of spy satellites, according to an unnamed Reuter's source. SpaceX's spy satellites would operate in low-Earth orbit (LEO) and be able to shoot extremely detailed images of our planet. Reuters' recent report did not specify when this spy network will be operational or if any other company is involved.