Spaceflight Now: Delta launch report

The ground track
Posted: March 25, 2000

Flight from Vandenberg
The track shows the path the Delta 2 rocket will use after lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Photo: Boeing

Orbit trace
The orbit trace shows the track Delta will follow into space and telemetry coverage zones. Photo: 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.

Pre-launch briefing
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch.

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.

Video vault
Animation shows NASA's IMAGE satellite orbiting the Earth for its space weather science mission.
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