Launch hazard area
Updated: September 7, 2003
For their safety, mariners are asked to remain clear of the LHA approximately two hours before the launch window and 90 minutes after. The restricted period extends from 9:15 p.m. Monday through 4:00 a.m. Tuesday.
The LHA extends approximately 150 miles east 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 CODE, SECTION 1232, THE MAXIMUM PENALTY IS SIX YEARS CONFINEMENT AND A $250,000 FINE.**