Launch Hazard Area
Posted: April 5, 2001

Map: U.S. Air Force
Remain CLEAR from the Launch Hazard Area outlined in the above map from 9:00 a.m. EDT thru 12:30 p.m. EDT on April 7, 2001. This information is also available by calling 1-800-470-7232.

United States Coast Guard broadcasts this launch information on Marine Band Channel 16.

Launch of a Delta 2 booster carrying the 2001 Mars Odyssey. There are two one-second launch opportunities at 11:02 a.m. and 11:33 a.m.

For their safety, mariners are asked to remain clear of the LHA beginning approximately two hours prior to the opening of the launch period, and stay clear of the area until approximately one and one half hours after the period closes. The LHA extends approximately 65 miles Northeast of Port Canaveral.

Persons entering an active Launch Hazard Area should be aware that severe civil and criminal penalties are authorized to punish violators. In accordance with Title 33, United States Cede, Section 1232, the maximum penalty is six years confinement and a $250,000 fine.

Flight Data File
Vehicle: Delta 2 (7925)
Payload: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Launch date: April 7, 2001
Launch times: 11:02 a.m. EDT or 11:32 a.m. EDT
Launch site: SLC-17A, Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Pre-launch briefing
Launch windows - See the daily launch times available for Mars Odyssey to lift off over the 20-day planetary alignment.

Launch timeline No. 1 - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch first daily opportunity is used.

Launch timeline No. 2 - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch second daily opportunity is used.

Ground track - Trace the Delta rocket's trek during launch.

Delta 2 rocket - Overview of the Delta 2 7925-model rocket used to launch Mars Odyssey.

2001 Mars Odyssey - Technical look at the spacecraft and its systems.

Mission science - Overview of the scientific objectives of Mars Odyssey.

Delta directory - See our coverage of preview Delta rocket flights.