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SpaceX blasted a GPS satellite into orbit for Space Force — the second it’s launched for the US military this year – Business Insider Australia

Elon Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX successfully launched a GPS satellite for the US Space Force on Thursday, completing its second mission for the US military…

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  • SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, successfully launched a GPS III satellite on a Falcon 9 for the US Space Force on Thursday.
  • After the Falcon 9 peeled off from the satellite vehicle, the rocket booster landed on SpaceX’s drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You” in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • This was SpaceX’s second mission to launch a GPS III satellite for the US military this year.
  • The GPS III satellite, built by Lockheed Martin, is designed to give the US better GPS navigation capabilities,…

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