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Los Angeles Air Force Base: Space and Missile Systems Center Reschedules GPS III-3 Launch

Apr 08, 2020 - Targeted News Service
Mergers and Acquisitions

The U.S. Air Force Los Angeles Air Force Base issued the following news release:

The United States Space Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has decided to reschedule the launch of GPS III SV03 (GPS III-3) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to minimize the potential of COVID-19 exposure to the launch crew and early-orbit operators.

The current GPS constellation is healthy, allowing for a strategic pause to ensure the health and safety of our force without operational im...