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Walter Lauderdale: Space Force Allows SpaceX to Perform Booster Recovery in Second GPS Launch

Falcon 9

Walter Lauderdale of the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) said the center has decided to allow SpaceX to recover a Falcon 9 booster after months of examinations and reviews of the rocket’s mission data. SpaceX is set to launch a GPS satellite aboard its Falcon 9 rocket on Tuesday, June 30, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. 

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CBO Says Pentagon Should Focus on Improved GPS Receivers

The Congressional Budget Office wants the Defense Department to scale back plans for GPS satellites and instead invest upgraded, jam-resistant GPS receivers, according to a report from NextGov. The CBO says this approach could save $3 billion dollars over the next decade.. It was reported that the CBO wants the …

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