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History Quiz – week of March 9



Last week’s question and answer:

The United States Coast Guard announced GPS Initial Operational Capability on what date?  The USCG announced GPS Initial Operational Capability on March 24, 1994, following the Department of Defense’s notification to the Department of Transportation.


This week’s question:

What was the first satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California?


Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to 50 SW/HO at

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