TAG: U.S. Space Force

The second GPS III satellite is encapsulated before launch. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

US Space Force accepts control of GPS III SV02 amidst global pandemic

April 1, 2020

A ULA Delta IV rocket carrying GPS III SV02 lifts off from Space Launch Complex-37 on Aug. 22. (Photo: ULA)

Contingency Ops, GPS III SV02 receive Operational Acceptance from USSF

March 30, 2020

GPS IIIF’s M-Code can be broadcast from a high-gain directional antenna in a concentrated, high-powered spot beam, in addition to a wide-angle, full-Earth antenna. (Artist rendering: Lockheed Martin)

Final steps underway to operationalize new GPS M-code signal

March 30, 2020

Image: USAF

GPS III SV02 satellite control authority transferred to 2 SOPS

March 24, 2020

Lockheed Martin shipped the U.S. Space Force’s third GPS III satellite to Cape Canaveral, Florida, ahead of its expected April launch. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

Third GPS III arrives at Cape Canaveral for April launch

February 10, 2020