History Quiz - week of Oct. 23
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published October 21, 2014
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:
On Oct. 23, 1974, General Dynamics received a $23.5 million contract to develop ground stations and user equipment for what satellite program? On that date, General Dynamics received a contract for the Defense Satellite Communications System Phase II satellites.
This week's question:
On March 20, 2004, the 50th GPS satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. For which GPS pioneer was this satellite named?
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