LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Oct 07 1999
United States Air Force

GPS IIR-3

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 7, 1999 at 8:51 AM EDT

(October 7, 1999 at 12:51 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 7, 1999 at 8:51 AM EDT

(October 7, 1999 at 12:51 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 7, 1999 at 8:51 AM EDT

(October 7, 1999 at 12:51 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Navigation
    • GPS-2R (Global Positioning System) or Navstar-2R (Navigation System using Timing And Ranging) are the third evolution stage of the second generation of the GPS satellites.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 17A