1.7 million pounds of thrust from nine brand new SpaceX Merlin engines worked perfectly on this Falcon 9 booster B-1061.1 as it begins to break the bonds of gravity and lift this United States Space Force DOD GPSIII-SV03 satellite into outer space at 4:10 PM EDT June 30th 2020.

GPS is something we all use everyday on our phones and in our automobiles. Could you imagine life without GPS? It is provided by the United States Space Force.

Photo Credit: Scott Schilke