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Photos: Atlas 5 rocket soars

July 16, 2015

A collection of pad photos from the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket flight to deploy the GPS 2F-10 spacecraft.

Recap story: Atlas 5 delivers GPS satellite 11,000 miles up

July 15, 2015

The ubiquitous Global Positioning System that ties the space program to everyday life on Earth, providing precise navigation to the world through a constellation of orbiting satellites, will be strengthened courtesy of a new craft launched Wednesday.

Photos: Tuesday’s Atlas 5 rollout

July 14, 2015

The Atlas 5 rocket emerges from the Vertical Integration Facility for rollout to Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral in preparation to launch GPS 2F-10 on Wednesday at 11:36 a.m. EDT.

Preview: New GPS navigation satellite heads into space this week

July 12, 2015

The Global Positioning System, its precision navigation and timing services made possible by the U.S. Air Force and provided free-of-charge to the planet’s civilian population, is a marvel of the modern world, and the orbiting network will receive a fresh satellite Wednesday.

Atlas 5/GPS 2F-10 launch timeline

July 12, 2015

Follow the Atlas 5 rocket’s ascent into orbit from Cape Canaveral’s Complex 41 launch pad with the U.S. Air Force’s GPS 2F-10 navigation satellite.

Photos: GPS 2F-10 readied for launch

July 11, 2015

This collection of photographs shows the Air Force’s Global Positioning System 2F-10 navigation satellite being encapsulated in the Atlas 5 nose cone and hoisted atop the rocket for launch July 15.

Stacking of 55th Atlas 5 rocket starts

June 23, 2015

Beginning its fourth launch campaign of the year, the Atlas 5 rocket program has started stacking the vehicle that will boost a satellite 11,000 miles high for the Global Positioning System.

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