The launch vehicle, the Falcon 9 lifted

The launch vehicle, the Falcon 9 lifted

The rocket-triggered abort pushed the launch out of the narrow launch window and the company will now attempt the launch tomorrow, December 19th.

SpaceX said Tuesday's launch was scratched because of sensor readings on the rocket's first stage. "This newest generation of GPS satellites is designed and built to deliver positioning, navigation, and timing information with three times better accuracy, and up to eight times improved antijamming capability". The live stream typically starts about 15 minutes before the launch window opens and is available on the SpaceX website as well as on YouTube, or below.

GPS III will also provide military users with M-Code capability, a stronger and more secure signal, less susceptible to jamming and spoofing.

Encapsulation of the satellite within its payload fairing serves to protect it against the impact of dynamic pressure and aerodynamic heating during its harrowing journey through the earth's atmosphere, and supports the ability to communicate with the satellite until separation from the launch vehicle on-orbit.

The next rocket launch from Florida's Space Coast is coming Tuesday morning.

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The goal is to set up a command to oversee and organize space operations, accelerate technical advances and find more effective ways to defend USA assets in space, including the vast constellations of satellites that American forces rely on for navigation, communications and surveillance.

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX Corp is set to raise US$500 million at a US$30.5 billion valuation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday (Dec 18), citing people familiar with the fundraising plan. Once the issue is fixed, a new launch date will be given.

GPS was developed by the USA military, which still designs, launches and operates the system. On Tuesday, a ground equipment issue forced Blue Origin to call off the attempted suborbital launch of its New Shepard spacecraft from West Texas.

The spaceships are aligned to take off on a single day, and this would be the most remarkable day of the space exploration where on a single there are four rockets launching off to space.

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