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Navstar 76

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-007A

Description

AVSTAR 76 (USA 266, GPS IIF-12) is a satellite orbiting Plane F of the GPS constellation where it enters Slot 1 to replace the IIR-6 satellite that was launched back in late 2000 and looks forward to taking a different spot in the constellation from where it will enhance legacy coverage and serve a redundant function.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2016-02-05
    Launch Vehicle: Atlas V 401
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

    Funding Agency

    • United States Air Force Academy United States

    Discipline

    • Navigation/Global Positioning

    Additional Information

    Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

     

    Personnel

    NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
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