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GPS III SV02

Delta IV M+(4,2)

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 80% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Mission


GPS III SV02 “Magellan”

  • Type: Navigation
  • Orbit: Medium Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $350,000,000

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


Space Launch Complex 37B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 37B has witnessed the launch of 39 rockets, including 39 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 37B

Rocket


United Launch Alliance Delta IV M+(4,2)

Delta IV M+(4,2)

Agency


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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