The Air Force Research Lab announced Oct. 31, 2008, that it has pushed back the launch of its tactical satellite-3 experiment to January 2009 in order to fix an issue that arose with the spacecraft’s on-orbit positioning system. Here, integration of TacSat-3’s modular bus components is shown underway at AFRL’s space vehicles directorate at Kirtland AFB, N.M.
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