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2012-02-04 00:30:00

50 SW installs software release to support next GPS IIF launch. Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The 50th Space Wing´s 2nd Space Operations Squadron installed a new software release on the Global Positioning System Ground Segment to support the upcoming launch of a GPS Block IIF satellite. The Space and Missile Systems Center´s GPS Directorate Sustainment team, located at Peterson Air Force Base, delivered the software updates to 2 SOPS after the...

2011-02-15 12:26:00

NEWTOWN, Pa., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The seventh Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR-7/SVN-54) satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has reached 10 years of successful on-orbit operations, and continues to deliver critical position, navigation and timing (PNT) signals to nearly one billion GPS users worldwide. The satellite, launched on January 30, 2001 and declared operational on February 15, 2001, is one of 31 GPS spacecraft currently on-orbit...


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