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Launch of NASA's Space Infrared Telescope Facility
August 25, 2003, 1:35 a.m. Eastern time
(August 24, 10:35 p.m. Pacific time)

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You can also watch webcast coverage of the launch from the Kennedy Space Center site.
artist's concept of Space Infrared Telescope Facility

Visit the mission site or go to the press kit (PDF - 3,292 KB) for more information.