Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colorado, was awarded a $12,330,386 cost-plus-fixed-fee for the Distributed Heterogeneous On-Orbit Processing Engine (DHOPE) program. This contract provides for development and advancement of the DHOPE program. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico and is expected to be completed by February 2, 2027. This contract was a competitive acquisition and only one offer was received. Fiscal 2023 and research, development, test, and evaluation in the amount of $1,373,332 are being obligated at time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate Contracting Division, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9453-23-C-A007).