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  • Space Force makes history with all-female 2 SOPS crew

    The Air Force has been providing precise position, navigation and timing for more than 25 years, however a first-of-its-kind crew assumed command and control of its newest satellite this week.
  • GPS III Ground System Operations Contingency Program Nearing Operational Acceptance

    The Global Positioning System enterprise reached another major milestone on Oct. 21, when the GPS III Contingency Operations Program (COps) successfully connected with the first GPS III satellite on orbit. The COps system will allow the Air Force to operationally command and control the new, more powerful GPS III satellites as well as legacy GPS
  • 2nd SOPS reaches GPS milestone with AEP 7.5 command

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron took formal command of Architecture Evolution Plan 7.5, the largest GPS architectural change in operational history, after its successful installation at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Nov 16, 2018.
  • Speaker pinpoints GPS impact

    Since humans first walked the earth, they gazed up at the stars, drawing different interpretations across a variety of cultures.
  • 6 SOPS flies the COOP

    Once a year, members from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration travel from Suitland, Maryland, to Schriever AFB to work side-by-side with the 6th Space Operations Squadron for Continuity of Operations training. 6 SOPS, a Reserve squadron and part of the 310th Space Wing on Schriever, specializes in operating the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program satellites.
  • Obituary: Farewell to SVN-35

    June 10, 2016, was a sad day for 2nd Space Operations Squadron as it said goodbye to one of its older children – GPS Satellite Vehicle No. 35.
  • Defense Secretary visits Schriever

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Thursday, May, 12, 2016. Gen. John Hyten, commander of Air Force Space Command, and Adm. Cecil Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, also visited the installation. The center provides the Department of Defense and the intelligence community with a robust test and experimentation environment to better integrate our space operations in response to threats and afford unity of effort between diverse space communities.
  • GPS registers most accurate signal yet

    On April 25, the Air Force’s GPS registered its most accurate signal yet, according to the Aerospace Corporation, which has been monitoring the data since 2002.
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