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  • Space Operators visit Lockheed Martin to see GPS III satellite production

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron had more than 10 Airmen visit Lockheed Martin facilities Aug. 6, to view the GPS III satellite manufacturing process and get a behind-the-scenes look at the next-generation systems.
  • 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.
  • 2 SOPS bids farewell to ageing satellite

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron began the disposal of Satellite Vehicle Number 32, Inter Range Operation Number 6809, June 5, and was fully disposed June 12. The process took several days, and each day focused on a different aspect of the disposal, such as putting the vehicle into a spin-stabilized configuration, firing thrusters to raise the orbit, depleting the vehicle of any remaining fuel and disconnecting the battery chargers and turning off the receivers.
  • 2 SOPS says goodbye to GPS satellite

    At 25-years old, Global Positioning System Satellite Vehicle Number 27 completed its time in orbit before the 2nd Space Operations Squadron said goodbye via final command and disposal here April 18.
  • 2 SOPS bids farewell to miracle satellite

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron bid goodbye to Global Positioning System Satellite Vehicle Number 23 via final command and disposal at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 26, 2016.
  • CGO, 5/6 Councils debate BRS

    Keep the current retirement system or switch to the new blended retirement system?That was the question posed to debate team members from the CGO and 5/6 Councils during the first Schriever Debate here Thursday. The CGO Council (1st Lt. Stephen Bittner, 50th Contracting Squadron, 1st Lt. Sean Donovan, 2nd Lt. Rain Dartt and 2nd Lt. Ikenna Olelewe,
  • 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.
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