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The Air Force's 12th GPS IIF satellite is encapsulated inside an Atlas V 4-meter payload fairing before being transported to a United Launch Alliance facility for hoist and mate at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The mission is set to lift off from Space Launch Complex 41 on Feb. 5, culminating a 27-year legacy of processing GPS satellites for the 45th Space Wing. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance)
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