Encyclopedia Astronautica
1967.02.02 - Instructions on release of information on any aspect of the Apollo AS-204 accident or investigation


MSC issued instructions to contractors and employees regarding release of information on any aspect of the AS-204 accident or investigation.

The message said: "In accordance with the Apollo Failure Contingency Plan . . . and so this work may proceed rapidly and with complete integrity, all NASA and contractor employees are directed to refrain from discussing technical aspects of the accident outside of assigned working situations. This is meant to rule out accident discussion with other employees, family friends, neighbors and the like. All press information will be channeled through the Public Affairs Office.

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