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GPS III SV03 Fully Integrated

Lockheed Martin technicians successfully integrated the U.S. Air Force’s third GPS III space vehicle (GPS III SV03) on August 14, 2017. During the procedure, the satellite’s major components – its system module, navigation payload and propulsion core – came together with the help of a 10-ton crane to form the fully-assembled space vehicle. Next, GPS III SV03 will undergo environmental testing to ensure the satellite is ready for the rigors of space.

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Taken on August 24, 2017