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Spaceflight Industries Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Spaceflight, its Rideshare Launch Services Provider, to Japan’s Mitsui & Co., Ltd and Yamasa Co., Ltd.

Subject to regulatory clearance, Spaceflight becomes the cornerstone of Mitsui & Co.’s space strategy, continuing to operate as an independent U.S.-based company HERNDON, Va. – Feb. 11, 2020 – Today, Spaceflight Industries, Inc. announced it has signed a definitive share purchase agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd., in partnership with Yamasa Co., Ltd. to sell …

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Brian O’Toole, CEO of BlackSky and President of Spaceflight Industries, discusses the details of the pending sale of the Spaceflight launch division.

On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Spaceflight Industries, the parent company to both BlackSky and Spaceflight, announced the definitive agreement to sell Spaceflight, its rideshare launch services division, to Japan’s Mitsui & Co. Ltd., in partnership with Yamasa Co., Ltd. Brian O’Toole shares more details on the deal below and what this development means for BlackSky. Why …

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