GPS II-F 7 Rolls Out for Launch
/ Published August 01, 2014
LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- An ULA Atlas V rolls out to Cape Canaveral AFS' Space Launch Complex-41 with GPSII-F7 aboard, July 31. The launch is set for Aug. 1 at 11:23 p.m. EDT. GPS IIF-7 is the 7th in a series of next generation GPS satellites and the 3rd GPS IIF to be launched in 2014. It will join a worldwide timing and navigation system utilizing 24 satellites in six different planes, with a minimum of four satellites per plane positioned in orbit approximately 11,000 miles above the Earth's surface.