Boeing GPS Satellite Heads to Cape Canaveral for October Launch

BoeingLogo1 EbizBoeing has delivered a spacecraft to the U.S. Air Force that will be part of a on-orbit satellite constellation that provides navigational services to users around the world.

The GPS IIF-5 satellite was hauled on a C-17 airlifter from a plant in El Segundo, Calif. and arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida last month, Boeing said Tuesday.

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket will lift the IIF-5 into space this October.

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