MORE GPS Satellite Launch Credit: United Launch Alliance The $245 million Global Positioning System 2F-6 will be used to upgrade the navigation system. Image uploaded May 17, 2014. Atlas 5 Launches GPS Satellite Credit: United Launch Alliance This ULA Atlas 5 rocket launched a new GPS satellite to space on May 16, 2014. GPS Satellite Launches Atop Atlas 5 Credit: United Launch Alliance A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket launched a new GPS satellite for the U.S. Air Force Friday, May 16, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. GPS 2F-6 Satellite Illustration Credit: United Launch Alliance The GPS 2F-6 satellite will upgrade the GPS satellite system. The satellite launched to orbit on May 16, 2014. GPS 2F-6 Spacecraft Mission Overview Credit: United Launch Alliance Facebook A new GPS satellite launched to space atop a Delta 4 rocket from Florida on May 16, 2014. GPS IIF Satellite Credit: U.S. Air Force Space Command An artist’s illustration of the U.S. Air Force’s GPS 2F-6 global positioning system satellite.