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Erica Hupp
NASA Headquarters
(Phone: 202/358-1237)

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

RELEASE : 88-05
CALIPSO/CloudSat Foreign Press Accreditation Now Due
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 an Oct. 26 launch, application must be made immediately.

International news media should contact:

TechSgt. Rebecca Danet
30th Space Wing Public Affairs Office
Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
Telephone: 805/606-3390

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 Oct. 26, 2005, at the opening of an instantaneous launch window that occurs at 3:01 a.m. PDT.

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