GPS Satellites

SpaceX Outbids ULA for Military GPS Contract Igniting Fierce Launch Competition

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - The fierce competition for lucrative launch contracts from the U.S. Air Force just got more…

4 years ago

ULA Atlas V Delivers Final GPS IIF Navigation Satellite to Orbit for USAF – Critical to Military/Civilian Users

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION - Despite howling winds and unseasonably frigid temperatures in the ‘sunshine state’, United Launch Alliance’s…

6 years ago

First Atlas Launch of 2016 Set For Blastoff with Air Force GPS Satellite on Feb. 5 – Watch Live

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION - The first launch of 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is poised for blastoff on…

6 years ago

ULA Skips Competitive Bid for Air Force GPS Launch Contract, Door Opens to SpaceX

United Launch Alliance (ULA) has decided to skip the bidding competition for launch of the next generation U.S. Air Force…

6 years ago

Liftoff! Delta IV Launches Next Generation GPS Satellite

A Delta IV rocket launched from Florida today, sending a next-generation Global Positioning System satellite into orbit. The rocket lifted…

9 years ago

First Soyuz Launch from South America Delayed

[/caption] The first launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket from Europe’s new South American Spaceport in French Guiana has been…

10 years ago

Air Force Launches Next Generation GPS Satellite

[/caption] The first in a series of next-generation GPS satellites launched late Thursday from Cape Canaveral launch Complex 37 on…

11 years ago