Longbottom Communications, a Washington-based public relations firm specializing in the commercial satellite and space industry, has been acquired by McLean, Va.-based Sage Communications, Longbottom Communications announced Nov. 8. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

In a press release, Longbottom Communications said the firm would operate as a division of Sage under the leadership of president Penelope Longbottom and senior vice president Patrick Boyle. The Longbottom Communications staff “will remain intact to support its clients,” the release said. 

“I am excited about this opportunity to offer Sage’s wide range of strategic and creative capabilities to our clients while helping grow Sage’s satellite practice,” Longbottom said in a statement.