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Mr. Joseph D. Barsotti, Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) Program Integration Chief with the Space and Missile Systems Center's Global Positioning System Directorate is this week's Warrior of the Week during the SMC Mission of the Month campaign (Official U.S. Air Force photo) SMC Mission of the Month - GP Directorate "Warrior of the Week" #3: Mr. Joseph D. Barsotti
"Warrior of the Week" is part of the SMC Mission of the Month campaign to recognize and spotlight the men, women and team members from the Space and Missile Systems Center's directorates for their efforts on building the future of military space.Warrior of the Week:  Mr. Joseph D. BarsottiDirectorate:  Global Positioning SystemsDuty Title: 
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Col. Stephen Slade, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the 50th Space Wing commander, assumes control of SVN-70, a GPS IIF-12 satellite, from 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) during a ceremony on Feb. 12 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. GPS IIF-12 (SVN-70) will replace the legacy SVN-41, which will be moved to another location and provide auxiliary support to the GPS constellation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt) Final GPS IIF satellite joins constellation
The 50th Space Wing accepted satellite control authority of the final Global Positioning System GPS IIF satellite from the GPS Directorate during a ceremony held Feb. 12 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.Following its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, Feb. 5, operators from the 50th and 310th Space Wings completed an
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A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ (5,2) rocket successfully delivered a satellite, designated NROL-45, to orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office after lifting off at 3:40 a.m. PST Feb. 10, 2016 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, located on California's Central Coast. (Courtesy photo: ULA) SMC and mission partners celebrate successful launch of Delta IV with NROL-45 spacecraft
A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ (5,2) rocket successfully delivered a satellite to orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office early Wednesday after lifting off from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, located on California's Central Coast. The mission's emblem on the payload fairing featured the silhouette of a military
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Capt. Aurelio Izzy Irizarry from the Global Positioning System Directorate at the Space and Missile Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo, Calif., is named Warrior of the Week for SMC Mission of the Month (Official U.S. Air Force photo) SMC Mission of the Month - GP Directorate "Warrior of the Week" #2: Capt Aurelio "Izzy" Irizarry
"Warrior of the Week" is part of the SMC Mission of the Month campaign to recognize and spotlight the men, women and team members from the Space and Missile Systems Center's directorates for their efforts on building the future of military space.Warrior of the Week:  Capt. Aurelio "Izzy" IrizarryDirectorate:  Global Positioning SystemsDuty Title: 
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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the GPS IIF-12  mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 at 8:38 a.m. EST / 5:38 a.m. PST (U.S. Air Force photo/Van De Ha). Air Force, mission partners successfully launches GPS IIF-12 satellite
The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the 12th Boeing-built Global Positioning System GPS IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. at 8:38 a.m. EST (5:38 a.m. PST)."Today's launch is a significant
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2016
SMC Mission of the Month’ banner, featuring the Global Positioning System Directorate (SMC/GP) GPS tracking Super Bowl 50
Whether you're cheering for the Denver Broncos or the Carolina Panthers - or just waiting to see the new TV commercials - the constellation of satellites known as the Global Positioning System will be there. The program that originated with the heritage organizations known today as the Space and Missile Systems Center will play a silent, but
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2016
Atlas V GPS IIF-12 mission art. The GPS 2F-12 satellite is scheduled to ride into space aboard an Atlas V 401 launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida Feb. 5 during a 19-minute launch window between 8:38 to 8:57 a.m. EST (Courtesy graphic/United Launch Alliance) Air Force ready to launch final GPS IIF-series satellite
The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners are set to launch the 12th and final Boeing-built Global Positioning System GPS IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle.Liftoff is scheduled for Feb. 5 from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch window opens at
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2016
SMC Warrior of the Week:  Mr. Chad Bise, Chief Engineer, Operations Support and Sustainment Division, Global Positioning Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base - El Segundo, Calif. (Courtesy photo)

SMC Mission of the Month - GP Directorate "Warrior of the Week" #1: Mr. Chad Bise
"Warrior of the Week" is part of the SMC Mission of the Month campaign to recognize and spotlight the men, women and team members from the Space and Missile Systems Center's directorates for their efforts on building the future of military space.Name: Chad BiseDirectorate:  Global Positioning SystemsDuty title: Chief Engineer, Operations Support
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2016
SMC Mission of the Month’ banner, featuring the Global Positioning System Directorate (SMC/GP) SMC kicks off 'Mission of the Month'
The Space and Missile Systems Center, with the support of SMC's Public Affairs office, is putting together a "Mission of the Month" initiative where SMC will highlight and showcase one of its directorates for an entire month through a multimedia effort.SMC Mission of the Month will highlight not only the mission, but also the people by utilizing
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V space launch vehicle featuring the Russian made RD-180 propulsion system awaits to be stacked at Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. BAA awards are part of a comprehensive Air Force plan to transition off the Russian made RD-180 propulsion system by investing in industry launch solutions with the ultimate goal to competitively procure launch services in a robust domestic launch market. (U.S. Air Force Photo) 
AF Releases Final Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation BAA Award
The Space and Missile Systems Center released the tenth and final award notice on Jan. 27 under the Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicitation supporting technology maturation and risk reduction for rocket propulsion system development.  The Air Force's portfolio of investments through this BAA is in the
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