IMAGE launch timeline
Posted: March 25, 2000
Data source: Boeing.
Flight Data File
Vehicle: Delta 2 (7326)
Payload: NASA's IMAGE
Launch date: March 25, 2000
Launch window: 2034:43-2042:43 GMT (3:34-3:42 p.m. EST)
Launch site: SLC-2W, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
Orbit trace - Maps showing the ground track the rocket will follow during flight.
Delta 2 rocket - Overview of the Delta 2 7326-model rocket used to launch IMAGE.
IMAGE - Description of the IMAGE satellite and its science mission.
Animation shows NASA's IMAGE satellite orbiting the Earth for its space weather science mission.
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Explore the Net
Delta 2 - Official Web site of Boeing's Delta 2 expendable launch vehicle program.
IMAGE - NASA site gives overview of Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration mission.
SwRI - The official IMAGE mission home page at Southwest Research Institute.
LMMS - Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space built IMAGE.
Explorers Program - NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center site devoted to Explorer missions.
Vandenberg Air Force Base - West Coast launch site for Delta in California.
History of Delta - A private Web site devoted to past Delta launches with valuable facts and figures.
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