FY 15 launch schedule kicks off with GPS IIF-8 liftoff from 'The Cape'
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. -- The U.S. Air Force supported the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Air Force's eighth Block IIF navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System at 1:21 p.m. EDT Oct. 29 from Space Launch Complex 41. "What a way to begin our Fiscal Year 15 launch manifest with the launch of such an important mission," said Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, 45th Space Wing commander, who also served as the Launch Decision Authority. (Photo/Carleton Bailie/SpaceFlight Insider)