OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION
JET PROPULSION LABORATORY, CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. TELEPHONE 354-5011
Memo to Editors:

       The second of a series of Surveyor spacecraft, designed to soft land on the moon, will be launched from Cape Kennedy during a launch period beginning Tuesday, September 20, and ending Friday, September 23.

       The press room will be opened at JPL at 3:00 a.m., Tuesday. The launch window for the first day is from 3:51 a.m. to 5:32 a.m.

       Commentary on the mission will be provided during major events. The flight time to the moon will be about 63 hours. If Surveyor succeeds in the soft landing and returns lunar photographs to Earth, picture release will be at JPL.

       The following public information people will be available during the mission.


Frank Colella
Frank Bristow
Bob Mac Millin
Alan Wood
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790-5140
790-7849
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Frank J. Colella

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