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Space Vehicles Directorate

About the Space Vehicles Directorate (RV)

From developing the latest in space component technology to flying state-of-the-art satellite experiments, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) ensures that the United States and its allies maintain space superiority. AFRL’s Space Vehicles Directorate, the Air Force’s center of excellence for space research, develops and transitions technologies that provide space-based capabilities to the nation. AFRL’s scientists and engineers lead premier spacecraft programs

AFRL/RV Leadership