1st Boeing GPS IIF Spacecraft Ready for Launch from Cape Canaveral


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 18, 2010 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that the first of 12 Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF navigation spacecraft that the company is building for the U.S. Air Force has successfully completed prelaunch testing. The satellite, GPS IIF-1, is scheduled for a May 20 launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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