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CONTOUR Headed to the Cape
CONTOUR Headed to the Cape
28 Mar 2002
(Source: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)


MISSION: CONTOUR (Comet Nucleus Tour)
LAUNCH PAD: 17-A Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
LAUNCH DATE: July 1, 2002
LAUNCH WINDOW: 2:57:12 - 2:57:24 a.m. EDT

The spacecraft's solid propellant motor will arrive at KSC on Tuesday, Apr. 2 and be processed prior to the arrival of CONTOUR. The spacecraft is currently at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD and will arrive at KSC on Apr. 25 to begin final checkout and preparations for launch.

At Space Launch Complex 17, erection of the Delta booster is planned to begin on May 29.

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Last Updated: 29 Mar 2002