A Boeing [NYSE: BA] Delta II rocket has successfully deployed a Global Positioning System (GPS) IIR-10 satellite for the U.S. Air Force.
Liftoff of the Delta II occurred at 3:05 a.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 17A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The deployment sequence was completed in 68 minutes at 4:13 a.m. EST.
The GPS satellite, which will orbit nearly 11,000 miles above the Earth, was launched aboard a Delta II 7925-9.5 vehicle.
Boeing Delta Web site