Delta 4 to launch GPS IIF navigation satellite

Delta 4 to launch GPS IIF navigation satellite

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The GPS 2F-5 satellite. Credit: BoeingUS: Going for its 25th flight, the United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket family will launch a new Global Positioning System navigation satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The GPS IIF navigation satellite provides better real-time Position, Navigation and Timing services to the warfighter and commercial civil users around the globe.

The Delta 4 rocket has been used to launch a host of National Reconnaissance Office satellites, Air Force communications spacecraft and NASA weather observatories. Now, it looks to add to its service of maintaining the GPS constellation.

Source: Spaceflight