SMC reschedules launch of GPS III-3 due to Covid-19

8 April 2020 (Last Updated April 8th, 2020 15:48)

The US Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has rescheduled the launch of GPS III SV03 (GPS III-3) to minimise the exposure of coronavirus (Covid-19) to the launch crew and early orbit operators.

The launch was originally scheduled for late April 2020 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The projected launch date is after 30 June, pending a re-evaluation in May.

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