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SpaceX delivers GPS satellite to 12,000-mile-high orbit


SpaceX delivers GPS satellite to 12,000-mile-high orbit SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket just after sunrise Wednesday from Cape Canaveral, hauling a GPS navigation satellite into orbit to replace an aging 16-year-old spacecraft in the global positioning network trusted to guide everything from military weapons to civilian commuters. The mission was the second SpaceX launch for the U.S. Space Force in less than three days, coming on the heels of a Falcon Heavy launch Sunday that accurately delivered two military satellites into a high-altitude geosynchronous orbit.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Jan 19)

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