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SpaceX launches GPS satellite
Posted: Thu, Jul 2, 2020, 8:24 PM ET (0024 GMT)
Falcon 9 launch of GPS 3 SV03 (USAF) SpaceX launched a GPS satellite Tuesday afternoon. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 4:10 pm EDT (2010 GMT) and deployed the GPS 3 SV03 satellite into its transfer orbit about 90 minutes later. The rocket's first stage landed on a droneship in the Atlantic, the first time SpaceX has done so for a National Security Space Launch mission. The $568 million satellite will join a constellation of 31 GPS satellites currently in operation.
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