Photos: SBIRS GEO-4 Final Testing

The Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS GEO-4 satellite undergoes final testing activities ahead of a January 2018 launch atop an Atlas V rocket to complete the baseline four-satellite GEO constellation operating alongside hosted sensor packages in elliptical orbits to provide global missile-tracking capabilities. SBIRS GEO-4 was delivered to Cape Canaveral on October 31st, 2017 to complete propellant loading and final testing activities before taking its spot atop the Atlas V rocket.

All Photos: Lockheed Martin