Boeing to Move Space & Launch Division HQ to Florida; Leanne Caret Quoted

Leanne Caret

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will move the headquarters of its space and launch division from Arlington, Va., to Florida’s Space Coast in Titusville to further build up integration and collaboration across its portfolio of space programs.

“Looking to the future, this storied Florida space community will be the center of gravity for Boeing’s space programs as we continue to build our company’s leadership beyond gravity,” Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said in a statement published Wednesday.

“The time is right for us to locate our space headquarters where so much of our space history was made over the past six decades and where so much history awaits,” added Caret, a 2019 Wash100 winner.

The move comes as the company makes progress with its military, human spaceflight and commercial space programs such as the X-37B uncrewed space vehicle, satellite programs and the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.

Boeing also teams up with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on future space capabilities and advances efforts to deliver the first two core stages for NASA’s Space Launch System.

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