The U.S. Air Force successfully launched the second GPS III satellite, dubbed Magellan, from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on Aug. 22. The Lockheed Martin-manufactured satellite is named after the Portuguese navigator who led the first expedition to circumnavigate the Earth. The new satellite was carried to orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle in its final flight. “A successful launch like today’s is always a ...

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