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Boeing Gets $6.6 Billion From Pentagon to Expand Missile Defense

By Boeing Co. has received a $6.56 billion contract to continue managing the U.S. missile defense system intended to stop North Korean or Iranian intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Defense Department said. The sole-source contract announced Wednesday extends Boeing’s management role for six more years, through 2023, and brings its total contract to $12.6 billion. It…

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SpaceX Launches First Rocket Since Mysterious Satellite Loss

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a satellite to geostationary transfer orbit as customer missions continue while inquiries into its last mission press on. The rocket carrying a satellite for the Luxembourg government and satellite operator SES SA took off Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The satellite…

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