December 23rd, 2018: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 8:51 A.M. EST, delivering the U.S. Air Force's first GPS III satellite, SV01 — nicknamed "Vespucci" — to medium earth orbit. This launch came after four previous attempts were scrubbed or postponed due a technical issue and weather throughout the previous week.
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