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SpaceX wins bid to launch Canadian radar satellites

(Reuters) - Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies was selected to launch a trio of Canadian radar satellites aboard a single Falcon 9 rocket, the company announced on Tuesday. Full story

Defense News Roundup: Prepping Planes, Shifting Satellites, and Fixing Ships

Here's our weekly rundown of the major stories in defense spending. Full story

Arianespace launches rocket from French Guiana

Arianespace has launched Europe's largest telecommunications satellite ever as well as a meteorological spacecraft for India from the South American country of French Guiana. Full story

How Electrons Are Supercharged in Earth's Radiation Belt

Super swift electrons around Earth have been blamed for the premature deaths of satellites, and now scientists think they know how these particles gained their speed. Full story

Sirius XM posts record revenue on subscriber gain

Sirius XM Radio Inc. reported record revenue for the second quarter as it signed up more subscribers for its satellite radio service. Earnings dropped compared to a year ago when the company recorded a big tax benefit. Full story

Sirius XM revenue up on subscriber gains, net profit falls

(Reuters) - Satellite radio provider Sirius XM Radio Inc posted second-quarter revenue Thursday that beat estimates, as it added more than 700,000 subscribers. Full story

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Singapore plots economic lift-off with satellites, spacecraft

Lockheed snags contract for U.S. defense weather satellite program

Egyptian security forces raid office of Iranian TV channel

A look at cable, satellite TV earnings reports

US Navy Launches Next-Generation Tactical Satellite

Rocket blasts off from Florida with military communications satellite

GPS Could Track Hurricanes' Winds


NASA's Quest for Green Rocket Fuel Passes Big Test

Norway mulls broadband coverage in Arctic

Ocean satellite dies after 11½-year mission

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  Failed launch sends Russian rocket plummeting

A rocket carrying three navigation satellites crashed into Kazakhstan shortly after liftoff, one of several failed satellite launches in recent years. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Tiny satellites launch with big ambitions

Small, handmade satellites called CubeSats are becoming more common, as computer components become cheaper. California-based NanoSatisfi will launch their first two satellites this summer, and soon they hope to have a network of hundreds in the sky. Matt Rivera reports.

  Making money from homemade satellites

Peter Platzer, co-founder of NanoSatisfi, explains how he expects the strategy of small, low-cost satellites could give traditional communications networks a run for their money.

  Deception, Part 8

Denis Ratte arrives at a moment of truth in meeting “Mr. Big”, the man he believed to be an all-powerful crime boss but was really all part of an undercover operation.

  Deception, Part 9

Gabriel decides to confront his father Denis in jail, who makes a startling confession.

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