Why There Will Be A Microburst Of Space Mergers And Acquisitions

Rocket Lab assembly
Rocket Lab is turning the kick stage from its Electron low-Earth-orbit lofter into a spacecraft capable of offering satellite-based services. Satellites will incorporate parts and subsystems from its recently acquired companies, including solar panels and structures via SolAero Technologies, software from ASI and reaction wheels from Sinclair Interplanetary.
Credit: Rocket Lab
Conjunctions in space are to be avoided at almost all costs, but on Earth, space-business mashups are increasingly expected and sought after. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the space sector are making headlines, and industry executives and dealmakers see more coming for at least the rest of this...

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