LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Jul 04 1991
United States Air Force

GPS IIA-2

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

July 3, 1991 at 10:32 PM EDT

(July 4, 1991 at 2:32 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

July 3, 1991 at 10:32 PM EDT

(July 4, 1991 at 2:32 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

July 3, 1991 at 10:32 PM EDT

(July 4, 1991 at 2:32 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Navigation
    • GPS-2A (Global Positioning System) or Navstar-2A (Navigation System using Timing And ranging) are improved satellites of the second generation of the GPS navigation system.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 17A