The U.S. Export-Import Bank said Aug. 23 it has approved a $105.4 million loan to Israel’s Space Communication (Spacecom) to finance the Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) launch of the Amos-6 communications satellite, slated for 2015. The deal is the embattled bank’s third in support of a SpaceX launch, and it will underpin about 600 U.S. jobs, according to bank estimates derived from Commerce and Labor department data. The financing also will go toward the purchase of U.S.-made ...


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