SpaceX successfully launches US GPS satellite into orbit after four attempts
Billionaire Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed a powerful next-generation GPS navigation satellite into orbit
This is the company’s first-ever, US government given permission deploy national security space mission.
paceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully deploys US GPS 3 satellite in orbit on Sunday.
The GPS 3 satellite designed to beam higher-power positioning, navigation and timing signals around the world.
This is the Fifth attempt for SpaceX due to the technical and weather delays.
spaceX Said this statement.
On Sunday, SpaceX successfully launched the US Air Force’s first Global Positioning System III space vehicle (SV) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
The Falcon 9 rocket carrying a roughly $500 million GPS satellite built by Lockheed Martin Corp lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 8:51 am (1351 GMT)
In one hour and 56 minutes after lift-off falcon 9 deployed US GPS 3 satellite in orbit.
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