LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri Feb 21 2014
United Launch Alliance

GPS IIF-5

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

February 20, 2014 at 8:59 PM EST

(February 21, 2014 at 1:59 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

February 20, 2014 at 8:59 PM EST

(February 21, 2014 at 1:59 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

February 20, 2014 at 8:59 PM EST

(February 21, 2014 at 1:59 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Navigation
    • GPS Block IIF, or GPS IIF is an interim class of GPS satellite, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational until the GPS Block IIIA satellites become operational. They are being built by Boeing, and will be operated by the United States Air Force following their launch by United Launch Alliance, using Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 37B