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News Archive / Tagged: GPS IIF-11

  • SFI Live: Launch coverage of ULA Atlas V 401 with GPS IIF-11

    Jason RhianOctober 31st, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — ULA, after a 24-hour delay, is preparing to launch an Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral's SLC-41 in Florida. The payload will be the U.S. Air Force's GPS IIF-11 satellite. SpaceFlight Insider is pleased to have Paul Fuqua, an engineer with United Launch Alliance as our co-host of our show which will begin at 11:30 a.m. EDT.

  • Launch of GPS IIF 11 delayed due to problem with ground equipment

    Jason RhianOctober 29th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — With slightly more than 16 hours before launch, United Launch Alliance was forced to slightly postpone the launch of the 11th Block IIF satellite due to a leak in ground support equipment located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) in Florida.

  • ULA prepares for third Oct. 2015 Atlas launch with GPS IIF-11

    Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 28th, 2015

    United Launch Alliance (ULA) is gearing up for the third launch this month of an Atlas V 401 rocket. The mission will see the 11th Block IIF navigation satellite for the United States Air Force’s Global Positioning System. Preparations to send the Atlas V booster that will loft the satellite to orbit are in full swing.