Artist concept of Seasat

NASA will launch the Seasat satellite at 6:05 p.m., PDT, Monday June 26 from the Western Test Range at Vandenberg AFB, Calif. Network and independent TV wishing to receive color video and audio commentary may gain access through TVOC, Los Angeles by contacting Jim Memmot of PT&T at 213/744-1654. TV transmission begins at 5:35 p.m. and continues through 6:35 p.m. PDT.

Audio only of the launch may be obtained by calling 213/354-6000 and requesting Seasat launch commentary. Commentary commences at 5:00 p.m. PDT.

Audio News Service 60-second reports are available daily through launch day at 805/865-3456.

Public Information contact at Western Test Range is Frank Bristow at 805/275-2781 beginning 6-24-78.


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818-354-5011