Friday, April 29, 2016
SpaceX Wins $82.7M GPS Satellite Launch Contract From USAF
There will be more space activity in McGregor, Texas, at the operations of space launch provider SpaceX, after the company was awarded an $82.7M contract from the U.S. Air Force on Thursday. According to the military's latest contract award, SpaceX will support for the launch of its GPS III mission--the next generation of GPS satellites--both in McGregor and SpaceX's California locations. SpaceX has recently been testing its spaceship landers and other components in McGregor.