TAG: GPS III satellite

Thermal Vacuum testing verifies that a satellite can operate in space’s extreme environment. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

GPS III production update: On the road to a refreshed constellation

October 1, 2019

Ground antenna at Schriever Air Force Base, home of the 50th Space Wing. (Photo: Raytheon)

OCX supports second GPS III launch

August 26, 2019

The Mobile Service Tower rolls back from the ULA Delta IV rocket carrying the GPS III SV02 satellite in preparation for launch. (Photo: ULA)

Second GPS III in orbit, responding to commands

August 22, 2019

Photo: L3Harris

L3Harris delivers eighth GPS III navigation payload

August 21, 2019

Lockheed Martin shipped the U.S. Air Force’s first GPS III to Cape Canaveral, Florida ahead of its expected July launch. (Photo: Lockheed Martin}

Second GPS III satellite delivered for July launch

March 26, 2019

Figure 1. Theoretical spectra of the four signals transmitted by a GPS III satellite in the L1 frequency band. (Image: Authors)

First light: Broadcast of L1C by GPS III

March 19, 2019

(Photo: SpaceX)

Pentagon inspector general to look at SpaceX launch certification

February 12, 2019

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket orbited the first GPS III satellite on Dec. 23, 2018. (Photo: SpaceX)

First GPS III satellite successfully launched

December 27, 2018