BY JUSTIN RAY
Follow the countdown and launch of the Boeing Delta 2 rocket with NASA's CONTOUR spacecraft. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch.
Launch windows - See the daily launch opportunities for CONTOUR.
Orbit trace - Maps showing the ground track for the launch.
CONTOUR - Technical look at the spacecraft and its systems.
Science goals - The science of CONTOUR aims at a closer look at comet diversity.
Delta 2 rocket - Overview of the Delta 2 7425-model rocket used in this launch.
SLC-17 - The launch complex where Delta rockets fly from Cape Canaveral.
Delta manufacturing - Map of where the parts for Delta 2 rockets are made.
Hardware flow - Illustration of how Delta 2s come together at the Cape.
Delta directory - See our coverage of preview Delta rocket flights.
Flight Data File
Vehicle: Delta 2 (7425-9.5)
Launch date: July 3, 2002
Launch time: 2:47:41 a.m. EDT (0647:41 GMT)
Launch site: SLC-17A, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Satellite broadcast: GE-2, Transponder 9, C-band
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