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Leidos Strikes $1.65B Cash Deal for Dynetics; Roger Krone Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to acquire Huntsville, Ala.-based technology services contractor Dynetics for approximately $1.65B in cash to further build up its position in the intelligence, civil and defense markets. "The addition of Dynetics will significantly increase our capabilities for rapid prototyping and agile system integration and production, enhancing our overall offerings and services to customers," said Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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Virgin Galactic Set to Go Public After Closing of SCH Merger Transaction

Virgin Galactic and Social Capital Hedosophia are set to close the two firms' merger deal Friday and launch the first publicly traded space tourism company, CNBC reported Thursday. The report said Virgin Galactic could start to trade on the New York Stock Exchange by Monday under the ticker symbol "SPCE."

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Voyager Space Holdings to Buy Satellite Servicing Tech Firm Altius

Voyager Space Holdings has moved to acquire Altius Space Machines, a Denver-based company that aims to develop on-orbit servicing platforms with robotic technology, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is subject to customary closing terms and will be Voyager's first acquisition since launching itself three weeks ago, the company said Thursday.

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ULA Awarded $98M to Support Air Force, NRO Launch Missions With Atlas V

United Launch Alliance has received a $98.5M contract to complete three Atlas V rocket launches for the U.S. Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office. The company will continue and complete Atlas V launch activities that began under a previous contract, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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