GPS III Launch On Hold Pending Falcon Sensor Resolution

Credit: Carleton Bailie
CAPE CANAVERAL—SpaceX passed on its backup opportunity on Dec. 19 to launch the U.S. Force’s first GPS III satellite while it continued assessing a sensor issue that aborted an initial launch attempt on Dec. 18. The rocket will be the first to fly with redesigned composite overwrapped pressure...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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