BY JUSTIN RAY
Follow the countdown and launch of a Boeing Delta 2 rocket with NASA's Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP). Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
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 windows - See the launch opportunities for MAP given the required lunar alignment.
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.