Falcon 9 Block 5
GPS III-1

Falcon 9 Block 5 | GPS III-1

SpaceX launch of a Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket

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SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the GPS III-1 "Vespucci" mission. The launch window for the Navigation mission is on Sat, Dec 15th, 2018, 9:24 AM from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Block 5 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

GPS III-1 "Vespucci"

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. This program will improve position, navigation, and timing services for the warfighter and civil users worldwide and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system security, accuracy and reliability.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5

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