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Debra Rahn
NASA Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1638)

George H. Diller
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
(Phone: 321/867-2468)

RELEASE : 85-05
CALIPSO/CloudSat Foreign Press Accreditation Due Aug. 29
International news media coming from overseas to cover the launch of CALIPSO/CloudSat at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California are required to apply for accreditation one month before launch occurs. For a September 29 launch, application must be received by August 29, 2005.

International news media should contact:

Major Todd Fleming
30th Space Wing Public Affairs Office
Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Telephone: 805/606-3595
FAX: 805/606-8303

Information required is full legal name, date of birth, nationality, passport number and media affiliation. A legal photo identification will be required upon arrival at Vandenberg to cover the launch.

The launch of CALIPSO/CloudSat aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket from NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base is scheduled to occur on September 29, 2005, at the opening of an instantaneous launch window that occurs at about 3 a.m. PDT.

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