A new generation of Lockheed Martin-built GPS spacecraft will soon provide utility to the military, commercial aviation industry and world at large. The satellite, which cost the government $529 million, promises to be three times more accurate and eight times more powerful than past GPS satellites providing positioning, navigation and timing signals.  The launch of the first U.S. Air Force GPS III satellite, Vespucci, also marks a first for SpaceX. It is the first contract for ...


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