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Coral Sea Week guest of honour - 1973



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P R I M E M O N A S T E R

Press Statement No.

9 April 1973

CORAL SEA WEEK GUEST OF HONOUR - 1.97 3

The US astronaut, Dr. Harrison Schmitt, will come to Australia for the Coral Sea Week celebrations this year, .

Dr. Schmitt’s official itinerary will begin in Sydney on Monday 30 April and from there he will visit Newcastle, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide in that order. He is

scheduled to leave Australia on Monday 7 May.

Dr. Schmitt, a geologist employed by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, - wa-s—t-he- first scientist to visit the moon as a member of the Apollo 17 Mission. He is a

bachelor.

CANBERRA. A.C.T.