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Status

GPS III SV03

Launch Time
NET Apr 29, 2020
Launch date via Spaceflight Now.

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $50.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 7,607 kN
Payload to LEO: 22,800 kg
Payload to GTO: 8,300 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 70.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 13.0 m

Vehicles

B1060

Flight #1
Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship

Mission Details

GPS III-2

GPS Block IIIA consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational. Lockheed Martin designed, developed and manufactured the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST) and all ten Block IIIA satellites.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,880 kg
Medium Earth Orbit

Location

SLC-40, Cape Canaveral AFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2020

29th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

93rd mission

Falcon 9

85th mission