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TAG: GPS III satellite

Johnathon Caldwell, Lockheed Martin Space vice president of navigation systems, right, presents Lt. Col. Stephen Toth, 2nd Space Operations Squadron commander, with a GPS III model satellite as a token of appreciation for the 2nd SOPS critical mission in space at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, July 29, 2019. The squadron performed its first station keeping maneuver on a GPS III satellite May 14, 2020, at Schriever AFB. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force’s 2 SOPS performs first GPS III maneuver

June 2, 2020

Second Lt. Kelley McCaa, 2nd Space Operations Squadron satellite vehicle operator, and Airman 1st Class John Garcia, 2nd SOPS satellite systems operator, set satellite vehicle number-74, the first iteration of GPS Block III vehicles, as healthy and active to users Jan. 13, 2020, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado,. Setting the vehicle healthy and active makes the satellite available for use by military and civilian GPS users around the world for agriculture, banking and navigation. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

2nd Space Operations Squadron sets first GPS III healthy and active

January 15, 2020

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First GPS III satellite now available

January 13, 2020

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