USAF Launches Second GPS III Satellite

Credit: United Launch Alliance
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...

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