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On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the U.S. Air Force declared that the first Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite will be "Available for Launch" in 2018.
TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER, Japan — A Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-IIA rocket launched the second of four navigation satellites. The satellite, Michibiki-2, is part of a system designed to provide global positioning system (GPS) services for the Japanese home islands.
Japan is set to launch its third H-IIA rocket in 2017. The two-stage vehicle, the workhorse for the Japanese space agency, will send to space Michibiki-2, the second satellite in the country’s regional navigation system.