TAG: GPS III satellite

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

A Falcon 9 rocket awaits launch. Photo: SpaceX

First GPS III launch delayed for rocket issues

December 19, 2018

GPS III SV01 is now encapsulated and awaiting launch scheduled for Dec. 18. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

First GPS III satellite encapsulated for Dec. 18 SpaceX launch

December 11, 2018

GPS III SV01 on Aug. 20 boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 for its flight to Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed gets U.S. Air Force contract for 22 more GPS IIIs

September 17, 2018

Image: GPS World

Boeing won’t bid on GPS III Follow On contract

April 18, 2018