Previously Flown Falcon 9 Delivers New GPS Satellite to Orbit
Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, FL. – On June 17, 2021, SpaceX launched the Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) III-SV05 Mission. The previously flown Falcon 9 booster roared to life at 12:09 PM EDT from launch complex 40.
The GPS III-5 was built by Lockheed Martin for both military and civilian uses was placed into orbit and shortly after launch, the first stage made a successful landing on the recovery ship “Just Read the Instructions”.
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