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WGS-4 Shipment Postures Air Force for Launch

The U.S. Air Force’s fourth Wideband Global satellite communication spacecraft offloads from a C-5 Galaxy at the Shuttle Landing Facility, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 15. Wideband Global SATCOM provides anytime, anywhere communication for the warfighter through broadcast, multicast, and point-to-point connections. WGS-4 will undergo final processing, encapsulation and transport to Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it is scheduled to launch atop a Delta IV evolved expendable launch vehicle Jan. 19, 2012. U.S. (Air Force photo/Maj. Rob Russell)

The U.S. Air Force’s fourth Wideband Global satellite communication spacecraft offloads from a C-5 Galaxy at the Shuttle Landing Facility, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 15. Wideband Global SATCOM provides anytime, anywhere communication for the warfighter through broadcast, multicast, and point-to-point connections. WGS-4 will undergo final processing, encapsulation and transport to Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it is scheduled to launch atop a Delta IV evolved expendable launch vehicle Jan. 19, 2012. U.S. (Air Force photo/Maj. Rob Russell)

The U.S. Air Force's fourth Wideband Global satellite communication spacecraft arrived at the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 15. Photo by Capt. Joseph Maguadog, Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center.

The U.S. Air Force's fourth Wideband Global satellite communication spacecraft arrived at the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 15. Photo by Capt. Joseph Maguadog, Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center.