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History Quiz – week of Feb. 25

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:

Which United States president declassified the existence of the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System?  Following the shoot-down of Korean Air Lines Flight 007 in 1983, President Ronald Reagan directed GPS be made freely available for civilian use once it was developed sufficiently.

This week's question:

The first GPS launch controlled by Falcon Air Force Base crews occurred on what date?

Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to the 50th Space Wing History office at
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