March 23, 2021

Space Force Awards Bluestaq $280M Contract Extension

Work will significantly increase the scope of the Unified Data Library

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO., – Bluestaq LLC today announced a two-year, $280M extension to its current Advanced Command and Control Enterprise Systems and Software (ACCESS) contract by the General Services Administration (GSA). This contract modification will allow Bluestaq to continue the development and data integration of the Unified Data Library (UDL) for the US Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center Data Program Management Office. This award follows Bluestaq’s 2019 $37M GSA Phase III SBIR contract award to integrate data supporting Space and Air and Multi-domain operations. In support of Space Force operations, Bluestaq will continue to build a secure, modern data management platform from a wide range of sources spanning commercial, Department of Defense (DoD), and the United States Intelligence Community (IC).

“As a small business, less than three years old, our team is incredibly grateful to play a pivotal role supporting the Space Force in the development of the Unified Data Library,” said Andy Hofle, Bluestaq Chief Engineer and Co-Founder. “It’s a significant milestone in Bluestaq’s brief but exciting history.”

“The ACCESS contract extension is the result of all the hard work by the entire team,” said Simon Nunn, Bluestaq Chief Architect and Co-Founder. “It’s the personal pride and ownership of each one of our team members that make continuing this work possible.”

Work will continue to take place in Colorado Springs, CO at the Bluestaq headquarters.

The Unified Data Library consumes, processes, and distributes millions of unique data products daily originating from dozens of commercial, academic, and government organizations worldwide to a diverse user base spanning 25 countries and over 3,500 individual users. The Unified Data Library storefront provides a robust interactive online API to assist users or developers with education and discovery of available dashboards, data streams, services, structures, and formats. The Space Force plans to expand the Unified Data Library for more significant support to the Space Force enterprise, multi-domain operations, and other combatant commands worldwide.

To learn more about the Unified Data Library go to

The ACCESS contract extension also expands the Space Force’s utilization of the Space Domain Awareness Marketplace (SDA Marketplace). The SDA Marketplace is an online e-commerce marketplace enabling government consumers to interact with commercial space product vendors in real-time. The SDA Marketplace allows the government to quickly augment high-value operations like space traffic management with support from commercial vendors worldwide.

To learn more about the Space Domain Awareness Marketplace go to


About Bluestaq

Bluestaq is an emerging technology company, founded in 2018 in Colorado Springs, to streamline global operations using cutting-edge enterprise software and mission analytics. Bluestaq drives technical innovations that solve behavioral challenges impeding effective secure data collaboration. Bluestaq develops and transforms its enterprise systems and secures disparate data to solve their customers’ most critical challenges. Today, Bluestaq primarily provides the U.S. Department of Defense and the nation’s intelligence community with advanced software systems. Their name, Bluestaq, originates from “blue” a military term for friendly forces and “staq” referring to a software stack. Learn more at