Delta IV M+(4,2) | GPS III SV02

United Launch Alliance launch of a Delta IV M+(4,2) Rocket

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United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Delta IV M+(4,2) rocket as part of the GPS III SV02 "Magellan" mission. The launch window for the Navigation mission was on Thu, Aug 22nd, 2019, 9:00 AM EDT from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with a 80% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Delta IV M+(4,2) and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

GPS III SV02 "Magellan"

GPS-IIIA (Global Positioning System) is the first evolution stage of the third generation of the GPS satellites. It consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta IV M+(4,2)

Description

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

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