GPS IIF-4 Launch Team to Hold Media Teleconference


LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. -- The Global Positioning System IIF-4 mission launch team will host a media teleconference Tuesday, May 7, at 10:00 a.m. PDT to discuss the upcoming launch scheduled for May 15, from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Air Station, Fla.

Team members include Col. Ron Fortson, GPS IIF-4 mission director; Col. Steve R. Steiner, chief, GPS Space Systems Division; Lt. Col. Paul Konyha, commander, 45th Launch Support Squadron; Jan Heide, Boeing GPS IIF program director; and Mr. Tony Taliancich, director, Customer Program Office, United Launch Alliance.

The team will discuss details of this launch and will be available for questions.

Media representatives wishing to participate in this media event should R.S.V.P. to the SMC Public Affairs Office by sending an e-mail to smcpa.media@us.af.mil by 16:00 a.m. PDT, Friday, May 3.

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