Air Force tests its first navigation satellite system

By Apurva Minchekar / June 8, 2023 at 11:49 AM
The Air Force successfully tested its first experimental navigation, positioning and timing satellite, which is expected to lift off in late 2023, the service announced on June 5 . Navigation Technology Satellite-3 is the Defense Department’s first experimental, integrated navigation satellite system in nearly 50 years, the service said in the announcement. “This is important because we are testing one of the new satellites that will be going up into space to help with all of our GPS systems,” Amarachi...

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