The Networks Integration Management Office (NIMO) at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) serves as a liaison for spacecraft and scientific missions, and customers needing access to GSFC's communications networks, including the Near Earth Network (NEN) and the Space Network (SN). NIMO provides options, analysis, planning, and testing assistance, as well as networks integration, to meet customers' technical and budgetary requirements.

Although networks services can be obtained at any point in the mission life cycle, early communication and coordination ensures maximum returns with minimal complications. NIMO can coordinate support from service providers throughout NASA, as well as US agencies, foreign governments, and US commercial entities.

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Atlas V/GPS IIF-8

Date: October 29, 2014  
Mission: Atlas V/GPS IIF- 8  
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Launch Time: TBD
Mission Description: The Global Position Satellite constellation is operated by the 50the Space Wing located at Schriever Air Force Base. The project was developed in 1973. The GPS system provides location and time information anywhere on the Earth in any weather condition to any user with a GPS receiver. GPS use has become an essential part of life. It is used for air travel, shipping, trains, buses, tractors, hikers, bikers and walkers. It is an APP of most smart phones. Most new cars sold in the US are equipped with GPS receivers to aid the driver in navigating the highway and byways.. This is a government service which has become as important as the internet.