Instructions for ftp-submission of postscript [.ps] or PDF [.pdf] files

If you choose to do your POSTSCRIPT/PDF SUBMISSION via ftp, then please follow these instructions:

  1. Set the COVERPART KEYWORD "\formattedsubmission{FTP}" in your proposal.
  2. Ftp to, login as anonymous, give your complete email address as password, cd to "upload", put your PostScript or PDF file there, and logout again with "bye". For example:
    * ftp
       Connected to CLOTHO.STSCI.EDU.
       220 FTP server (Version wu-2.4(13) ready.
    * Name ( anonymous
       331 Guest login ok, send your complete e-mail address as password.
    * Password: [password will not be echoed]
       230 Guest login ok, access restrictions apply.
    * ftp> cd upload
       250 CWD command successful.
    * ftp> put [regarding name, see note below]
       200 PORT command successful.
       150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for
       226 Transfer complete.
       local: remote:
       22 bytes sent in 0.0012 seconds (17 Kbytes/s)
    * ftp> bye
       221 Goodbye
    [* denotes a line where you enter either response or command]
  3. Email the LaTeX coverpage to If you have set \formattedsubmission{FTP} on the coverpage we will then go and retrieve your PostScript or PDF file.
  4. You will receive an acknowledgement (generally within two days) that your PostScript or PDF file has successfully printed. The submission is not considered complete until such an acknowledgement has been sent. If you fail to receive an acknowledgement within two days, then please contact the Science Program Selection Office (see contact address below).

Important Notes:

Fixes to Anticipated Problems:

Your Contact at STScI:

STScI Help Desk
Attention: Science Programs Selection Office
Phone: [1] 410-338-1082 or 1-800-544-8125 (toll free U.S. number)

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Last updated: June 9, 2000