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Artists impression of a GPS III satellite in Space.
Photo Credit: Lockheed Martin

Launch of Falcon 9 with payload GPS III - 1




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Launch of GPS III - 1 on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL launch complex LC-40
Launch scheduled for 18 Dec 18 at 14:11 GMT
Local time 18 Dec 18 at 9:11am Eastern

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the first of a new series of GPS satellites into orbit.

GPS III - 1 will be the first of a constellation of 10 Global Positioning System spacecraft that have been ordered from Lockheed Martin by the United States Airforce. The new GPS will provide triple the accuracy, better jamming protection and longer lifespan than the current satellites.
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