TAG: U.S. Air Force

After several delays, the first GPS III satellite has successfully deployed from the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 8:51 a.m. EST on Dec. 23. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

U.S. Air Force contracts Lockheed Martin for GPS ground control

January 10, 2019

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

First GPS III satellite flies to historic perch in space

January 8, 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

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

Image: Rockwell Collins

U.S. Air Force chooses Collins Aerospace GPS anti-jam receiver

December 11, 2018

Col. Whitney next to an artist's depiction of a GPS III satellite in orbit. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Van Ha)

Directions 2019: GPS program looks toward GPS III launch

December 4, 2018

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Registration open for 35th Space Symposium

November 27, 2018

The 2nd Space Operations Squadron operations floor is a flurry of activity during 2nd SOPS’s formal command of Architecture Evolution Plan 7.5. (Photo: USAF/Senior Airman William Tracy)

2nd SOPS reaches GPS milestone with AEP 7.5 command

November 26, 2018