Mike Killian Captures Stunning Image of 920th Rescue Wing Airmen During Atlas V Launch
By Space Coast Daily // November 2, 2015
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – AmericaSpace photojournalist Mike Killian captured the above shot of the 920th Rescue Wing Airmen racing from the launching of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying a GPS satellite in two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters after securing the Eastern Range for the 45th Space Wing.
The United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 launched the GPS IIF-11 mission for the U.S. Air Force from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 12:13 p.m on Oct 31.
GPS satellites serve and protect our warfighters by providing navigational assistance for U.S. military operations on land, at sea, and in the air.
Civilian users around the world also use and depend on GPS for highly accurate time, location and velocity information.
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