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  • GPS IIF-7 satellite begins providing navigational services

    Jason RhianOctober 13th, 2014

    The GPS IIF-7 satellite has completed the checkout phase on orbit and has entered into service with the rest of the Block IIF spacecraft already in orbit. GPS IIF-7 was launched on Aug. 1, 2014 atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA ) Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex […]

  • GPS IIF-7 satellite successfully launched atop Atlas V

    SpaceFlight InsiderAugust 2nd, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The GPS IIF-7 satellite lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41), marking the third successful GPS launch of 2014. The satellite was carried into orbit atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA ) Atlas V rocket at the very opening of an 18-minute launching window at 11:23 p.m. EDT (0323 GMT).

  • ULA set to launch GPS IIF-7 atop Atlas V

    SpaceFlight InsiderAugust 1st, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — So far this year, there has been an influx of GPS satellites launched to orbit. With United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) GPS IIF-7 launch marking the third of these spacecraft to be sent to orbit since February. Tonight, at approximately 11:23 p.m. EDT (0323 GMT), an Atlas V 401 rocket is set to be launched […]