New GPS Satellite Launched

At 2004 GMT today the Delta II rocket holding the newest GPS satellite,
IIR-18(M) was launched successfully from Cape Canaveral, FL.

IIR-18(M) is planned to be stationed in GPS orbital slot C1.

IIR-18(M) is PRN 29 and SVN 57.

This new GPS satellite is expected to be set healthy for use in early January 2008.

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