BY JUSTIN RAY
Follow the preparations and launch of the Air Force Titan 2 rocket carrying the NOAA-M weather satellite. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Titan 2 (G-14)
Launch date: June 24, 2002
Launch window: 1822-1832 GMT (2:22-2:32 p.m. EDT)
Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
Satellite broadcast: GE-2, Transponder 9, C-band
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch.
Titan 2 - Description of the former ICBM missile converted to a space launch vehicle.
NOAA-M - General overview of this weather satellite.
Instruments - A look at the instruments aboard NOAA-M.
History - Past NOAA environmental satellites.
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