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January 4th, 2019
You Are Here: First Lockheed Martin-Built Next Generation GPS III Satellite Responding to Commands

DENVER – At approximately 12,550 miles (20,200 km) up… turn left. You have arrived at a new era for the Global Positioning System (GPS).

A major milestone in the U.S. Air Force’s plan to bring new technology and capabilities to the GPS constellation, the first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built GPS III satellite began “talking” with engineers and operators from ground control, as planned, following its successful launch this morning.