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Maxar’s Tony Frazier: Commercial Tech Platforms Support Gov’t Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 25, 2020 — Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) and four-time Wash100 awardee, said government agencies increasingly turn to commercial platforms, imagery and services to perform missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 19.

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NASA Vet George Morrow Joins ASRC Federal as Space Strategy VP

George Morrow, former acting director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, has been named vice president of space strategy at ASRC Federal. He will be responsible for expanding ASRC Federal's business relationships in the government sector and growing its space-related offerings in adjacent markets, the company said Monday.

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Parsons Launches ‘Quest Mark’ Logo; Chuck Harrington Quoted

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) has unveiled a new logo that seeks to reflect the company’s efforts and commitment to delivering “a better, safer and more connected world.” Centreville, Va.-based Parsons said Monday the “Quest Mark” logo features angles to reflect the company’s ability to address challenges from different perspectives, green-to-blue gradient to showcase its leadership in various domains and a gap in the logo to indicate its position as a disruptor.

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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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