Second GPS III Satellite Passes Acoustic Test

The second GPS III satellite passed an acoustic environmental test last month and will face a thermal vacuum test later this fall. The acoustic test is designed to see whether the satellite can survive the pressure and vibrations it will face during launch. According to manufacturer Lockheed Martin...

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