3d axis orientation

I am using axes3d to draw wireframes with code like this:

from numpy import *
import pylab as p
import matplotlib.axes3d as p3

fig1 = figure(1)
ax1 = p3.Axes3D(fig1)

When this gets done drawing, I can click and drag with my mouse to
rotate the figure. I would like to set the orientation from a script.
Is there a method of either fig1 or ax1 to do this?