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Fifth GPS IIF satellite launched

Submit on Friday, February 21st, 2014 22:59

Rocket: Delta IV Medium-plus; Payload: GPS IIF-5; Date: 21 February 2014, 0159 UTC; Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. Satellite manufacturer Boeing received the satellite’s first signals approximately three and a half hours later.Related Post:U.S. may shoot down failed spy satellite, reportU.S. military declares satellite shootdown a successPlans to shoot down ‘unresponsive’ spy satellite detailedU.S. Navy shoots down defunct spy satelliteAir traffic restriction may point to upcoming satellite shootdownUpdate: Failed U.S. spy satellite likely is NRO-L21Weather may delay shootdown of defunct spy satelliteUniversitetsky: victim of U.S. military test or victim of age?Zemanta

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