Contour Mission - Video from KSC

Launched 7/3/01 2:47 a.m. EDT (6:47 UTC) aboard a Delta 7425 from Pad 17-A
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Contour Processing (Archive 5.9Mb) | Delta Tower Rollback (Archive 5.2Mb)
Contour Launch (Archive 7.8Mb) | Launch Playbacks (Archive 11.5Mb)

Contour/Delta-II on Pad Contour Tower Rollback
Contour/Delta-II Fueled Contour Tower Rollback

Launch processing at Complex 17 (Streaming Video Coverage (Realmedia 80kb/s)

Designed and built by The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md., the 2,138-pound (970-kilogram) spacecraft was placed into an elliptical Earth orbit 63 minutes after launch. About 19 minutes later the mission operations team at APL acquired a signal from the spacecraft through the Deep Space Network antenna station in Goldstone, Calif., and by 5:45 a.m. EDT Mission Director Dr. Robert W. Farquhar of the Applied Physics Lab confirmed the craft was operating normally and ready to carry out its early orbit maneuvers. (Reference KSC Press Release 68-02)
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