Delta IV blasts off from Cape Canaveral

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United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched the Delta IV rocket with a new GPS satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Wednesday. The GPS IIF-9 is part of the Block IIF series, which intends to launch 12 satellites providing US military with precise navigation data. The satellites weigh 1,630 kilograms and can operate for up to 12 years.