Amergint acquires Tethers Unlimited

LEO Knight and HyperBus
An artist’s conception shows Tethers Unlimited’s LEO Knight robotic servicing spacecraft working on the company’s HyperBus payload platform. (Tethers Unlimited Illustration)

Colorado-based Amergint Technology Holdings says it has acquired Tethers Unlimited, a Bothell, Wash.-based space venture that’s working on a wide range of government-funded projects.

In a news release, Amergint said the deal will bring together the two companies’ teams to provide integrated end-to-end solutions for satellite communications and in-space services.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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By Alan Boyle

Mastermind of Cosmic Log, contributor to GeekWire and Universe Today, author of "The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference," past president of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.

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