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Navstar 76

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-007A

Description

NAVSTAR 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.

Alternate Names

  • USA 266
  • Navstar76
  • 41328

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

 
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