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Air Force Launches New GPS Satellite (Photos)

GPS IIF-3 Satellite Encapsulated Closeup

United Launch Alliance

The U.S. Air Force's GPS IIF-3 satellite, encapsulated inside its 4-meter diameter payload fairing, is mated to a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 launch vehicle.

GPS IIF-3 Satellite Inside Delta 4

United Launch Alliance

The U.S. Air Force's third Global Positioning System IIF series (GPS IIF-3) satellite is encapsulated inside its United Launch Alliance Delta 4 4-meter diameter payload fairing.

GPS IIF-3 Satellite Closeup

United Launch Alliance

The U.S. Air Force's third Global Positioning System IIF series (GPS IIF-3) satellite is encapsulated inside its United Launch Alliance Delta IV 4-meter diameter payload fairing.

GPS IIF-3 Satellite Encapsulated Up Close

United Launch Alliance

The U.S. Air Force's third Global Positioning System IIF series (GPS IIF-3) satellite is encapsulated inside its United Launch Alliance Delta 4 4-meter diameter payload fairing.

GPS IIF-3 Satellite Encapsulated

United Launch Alliance

The U.S. Air Force's third Global Positioning System IIF series (GPS IIF-3) satellite is encapsulated inside its United Launch Alliance Delta IV 4-meter diameter payload fairing.

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