The fifth GPS-III satellite, GPSIII-05 (SVN-78/PRN-11, launched on 17 June 2021 from Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, has been set healthy for initial operational use.
The U.S Space Force Second Space Operations Squadron (2 SOPS) indicates that GPSIII-05, SVN-78/PRN-11, replaced SVN-61/PRN-28 in the D plane at slot D1. SVN-61 is being re-phased to optimize its position in the D plane to complete its journey on or about 14 July 2022. SVN-44/PRN-28 was moved to GLAN 31.64 to optimize its position within B-Plane.
NOTICE ADVISORY TO NAVSTAR USERS (NANU) 2022025
SUBJ: SVN78 (PRN11) USABLE JDAY 145/1712
- NANU TYPE: USABINIT
NANU NUMBER: 2022025
NANU DTG: 251712Z MAY 2022
REFERENCE NANU: N/A
REF NANU DTG: N/A
START JDAY: 145
START TIME ZULU: 1712
START CALENDAR DATE: 25 MAY 2022
STOP JDAY: N/A
STOP TIME ZULU: N/A
STOP CALENDAR DATE: N/A
- CONDITION: GPS SATELLITE SVN78 (PRN11) WAS USABLE AS OF JDAY 145
(25 MAY 2022) BEGINNING 1712 ZULU.
- POC: CIVILIAN – NAVCEN AT 703-313-5900, HTTPS://WWW.NAVCEN.USCG.GOV
MILITARY – GPS OPERATIONS CENTER at HTTPS://GPS.AFSPC.AF.MIL/GPSOC, DSN 560-2541,
MILITARY ALTERNATE – JOINT SPACE OPERATIONS CENTER, DSN 276-3526. COMM 805-606-3526.