Voyager Space Holdings has acquired Lakewood, Colo.-based research and development firm Pioneer Astronautics for an undisclosed sum as part of a strategy to establish a publicly-traded company within the recently created “NewSpace” sector.Read More »
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BAE Systems plans to develop a $139M classified facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and create 650 jobs in the city, The Gazette reported Friday. Construction work on the proposed 200K-square-foot defense aerospace facility is expected to kick off by October and conclude by September 2022. Ryan Companies US will serve as the project’s developer.Read More »
A General Atomics business unit has secured a potential six-year, $32.9M contract to develop spacecraft NASA will use on a mission to measure solar energy input to Earth. The company's electromagnetic systems group will help the space agency build and test the space vehicle for the Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2 effort, NASA said Thursday.Read More »
Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new business segment that will focus on bringing AWS platforms and services to the space market. Clint Crosier, a retired U.S. Air Force major general and former director of space force planning at the U.S. Space Force, will lead the company’s Aerospace and Satellite Solutions business segment.Read More »
One Equity Partners has agreed to acquire Sparton's manufacturing and design services segment, allowing the latter company to focus exclusively on its engineered defense products business. Bill Toti, president and CEO of Sparton’s engineered components and products business and a previous Wash100 awardee will become CEO of Sparton as the ECP segment will transition into an independent entity upon the deal’s completion, Sparton said Friday.