Eighth GPS IIF Slated For Ops In December

The eighth of the U.S. Air Force’s 12 planned GPS IIF satellites was successfully launched Oct. 29 on an Atlas V 401 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Atlas V liftoff occurred at 1:21 EST; this was the 50th launch of this type of rocket. As of deadline, the Centaur upper stage’s RL-10 had achieved...

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