views of mars spacecraft processing available

Subject: views of mars spacecraft processing available
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 17:05:25 -0400 (EDT)

Hello all,
If anyone is interested, I just got this from NASA.

>     Internet users can view NASA's preparations of two spacecraft 
>that soon will be bound for Mars. Still images of processing of the 
>Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Pathfinder are available from the 
>Kennedy Space Center, FL.  The pictures, which are "frame grabs" 
>from television cameras, are updated every 90 seconds.
>     The  McDonnell Douglas Delta II rocket that will launch the Mars 
>Global Surveyor will be stacked on Pad A at Complex 17 starting 
>Sept. 20. Live video from the launch pad will be available and also 
>will be provided from Pad 17-B for the Mars Pathfinder vehicle when 
>stacking begins.
>     The internet address for images of Mars Global Surveyor and the 
>Delta launch vehicle at Complex 17 is:
>     The internet address for Mars Pathfinder images is:
>     Mars Global Surveyor is scheduled to be launched November 6 
>and Mars Pathfinder on December 2.  Both spacecraft will be 
>launched from Cape Canaveral, FL.
>     The missions are managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 
>Pasadena, CA, for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, DC.
>			-end-
  Have a good day.  Barb in NJ