LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat May 17 2014
United Launch Alliance

GPS IIF-6

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

May 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM EDT

(May 17, 2014 at 12:03 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

May 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM EDT

(May 17, 2014 at 12:03 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

May 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM EDT

(May 17, 2014 at 12:03 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Navigation
    • GPS IIF (Global Positioning System) or Navstar-2F (Navigation System using Timing And Ranging) satellites are the fourth evolution stage of the second generation of the GPS satellites. Improvements included an extended design life of 12 years, faster processors with more memory, and a new civil signal on a third frequency.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 37B