Tony Frazier takes the helm at LeoLabs

Tony Frazier, who led Maxar Technologies’ Earth Intelligence business, takes the helm March 1 of space mapping firm LeoLabs. Meanwhile, Dan Ceperley, who co-founded LeoLabs in 2016, will become chief operations officer for the 100-person company. LeoLabs is at an inflection point in its growth trajectory, Frazier told SpaceNews.

LeoLabs lands new capital to help the US keep track of space junk and adversarial satellite launches

The company started the year strong, banking a new contract from NOAA’s Office of Space Commerce that will help inform the agency’s important Traffic Coordination System for Space initiative. Building on that momentum, LeoLabs announced today that it closed a $29 million extension to its $65 million Series B that closed in the summer of 2021.

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