August 26 – September 1, 2019

Second Lockheed Martin-Built Next Generation GPS III Satellite Responding To Commands, Under Self-Propulsion

An artist’s concept of the next-generation GPS III global position system satellite in orbit above the Earth. Image Credit: USAF

August 26, 2019 – The U.S. Air Force’s second next-generation GPS III satellite, built by Lockheed Martin, is responding to commands, under control and using its own internal propulsion system to get to orbit following its successful launch Thursday morning. Read More


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