TWO BIRDS: Lockheed Martin officials say that two GPS III spacecraft could be launched on a single Atlas V if United Launch Alliance (ULA) can develop an adapter for the rocket designed with a five-meter fairing. ULA began an eight-month study of dual-launch options for the Atlas V and Delta IV in May, says company spokeswoman Jessica Rye. Meanwhile, Lockheed Martin is focused on building the first engineering development units for the GPS IIIA pathfinder satellite. This spacecraft will be ...
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