MAP launch opportunities
Posted: June 29, 2001
These launch opportunities are dictated by the position of the moon. MAP will make a lunar flyby for a "sling-shot" toward its L2 orbit a million miles from Earth.
Data source: Boeing.
Flight Data File
Vehicle: Delta 2 (7425)
Launch date: June 30, 2001
Launch time: 3:46:46 p.m. EDT (1946:46 GMT)
Launch site: SLC-17B, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Satellite broadcast: GE-2, Trans. 9, C-band
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch.
Ground track - Trace the Delta rocket's trek during launch.
Restricted zone - Map outlining the Launch Hazard Area where mariners should remain clear for the liftoff.
Delta 2 rocket - Overview of the Delta 2 7425-model rocket used to launch MAP.
Microwave Anisotropy Probe - Technical look at the spacecraft and its systems.
Mission science - Overview of the scientific objectives of MAP.
Delta directory - See our coverage of preview Delta rocket flights.
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