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GPS IIF-12
The Air Force's twelfth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite is encapsulated inside an Atlas V 4-meter payload fairing before being transported to a United Launch Alliance facility for hoist and mate at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The mission is set to liftoff off from Space Launch Complex 41 on Feb. 5, culminating a 27-year legacy of processing GPS satellites for the 45th Space Wing. The last Air Force GPS IIF in a block of 12 satellites was delivered to the Airmen-led processing team at CCAFS from Boeing's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, Calif., Oct. 8. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance) (Limited Release)

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