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A close-up image of a Global Positioning System IIF-series satellite as it sits atop its payload adapter awaiting final encapsulation within a 4-meter diameter protective fairing Oct. 21 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The Air Force and its mission partners are scheduled to launch the GPS IIF-11 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 launch vehicle Oct. 30 from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla. The launch window is set to open at 12:17 p.m. EDT and will remain open for 18 minutes. (United Launch Alliance courtesy photo)

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