October 4th 2012 - 17:01 UTC

Video of the launch is now available at the bottom of this page.

October 4th 2012 - 17:00 UTC

The GPS IIF-3 has successfully separated into the correct orbit.

October 4th 2012 - 12:35 UTC

T+25 Minutes: SECO-2, The second stage has cut off for a second time. There will be a nearly three hour coast phase before the final burn of the second stage ahead of Spacecraft separation.

October 4th 2012 - 12:32 UTC

The second of three burns has now began, It will last just over 3 minutes.

October 4th 2012 - 12:22 UTC

T+12 Minutes: SECO-1, The second stage has cut off after it's first of three burns. The next burn will occur in just over 9 minutes.

October 4th 2012 - 12:15 UTC

T+4 Minutes: The first stage has cut off and separated on time, quickly followed by second stage ignition and payload fairing separation.

October 4th 2012 - 12:12 UTC

T+1 Minute, 45 seconds: The two solid rocket motors have jettisoned successfully.

October 4th 2012 - 12:11 UTC

T+50 Seconds: The vehicle is going mach 1.

October 4th 2012 - 12:10 UTC

T-0: Lift off of a Delta IV M+(4,2) with GPS IIF-3!

October 4th 2012 - 12:09 UTC

T-1 Minute: Everything remains 'GO'.

October 4th 2012 - 12:06 UTC

T-4 Minutes and counting: Launch teams have completed polling and are 'GO' for launch, The countdown is now resuming.

October 2nd 2012 - 21:25 UTC

The GPS IIF-3 satellite was encapsulated in the payload fairing and mated to the top of the Delta IV M+(4,2) a few days ago all ready for the launch which is set for October 4th 2012 at 12:10 UTC. The launch window expands 19 minutes, Spacecraft separation will occur 3 and a half hours into the flight.