GPS LAUNCH: The U.S. Air Force is scheduled to launch the sixth Boeing-built GPS IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral on May 15 during an 18-min. launch window opening at 8:08 p.m. EDT. It will be the second launch of a GPS satellite this year and the sixth of 12 GPS IIF satellites, according to the Air Force. The first five GPS IIF satellites are in orbit and “meeting all mission requirements,” the service says. “Of the ...

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