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Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aerospace Era: 1960-1969 DateCreated: 1967 Apollo Road ACT State: ACT Zip: 2620 Country: Australia Website: http://intranet.aiaa.org/industryresources/PDF/AustraliaHistoricSitesPR.pdf, https://www.honeysucklecreek.net/images/AIAA/AIAA_Booklet_HSK-ORR-TID.pdf Creator: NASA

Established between 1967, the Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station, along with the Tidbinbilla and Orroral Valley sites, supported NASA’s Deep Space Network, Manned Space Flight Network, and Spacecraft Tracking and Data Acquisition Network. The stations played a key role in supporting the Apollo 11 moon landing, with the Honeysuckle Creek facility providing the first historic pictures of man walking on the moon on July 20, 1969 (July 21st in Australia), as well as providing voice and telemetry contact with the lunar module.

YearAdded:
2010
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/wxwhyz (CC BY 2.0) Image Caption: Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station Era_date_from: 1967
Orroral Valley Tracking Station
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aerospace Era: 1960-1969 DateCreated: 1965 LOT 8 Orroral Rd Tennent Cree State: ACT Zip: 2620 Country: Australia Website: https://www.aiaa.org/HistoricAerospaceSites/, https://www.honeysucklecreek.net/images/AIAA/AIAA_Booklet_HSK-ORR-TID.pdf Creator: NASA

Established 1965 the Orroral Valley Station, as well as the Honeysuckle Creek (1967) and Tidbinbilla (1965) sites supported NASA’s Deep Space Network, Manned Space Flight Network, and Spacecraft Tracking and Data Acquisition Network. The stations played a key role in supporting the Apollo 11 moon landing, with the Honeysuckle Creek facility providing the first historic pictures of man walking on the moon on July 20, 1969 (July 21st in Australia), as well as providing voice and telemetry contact with the lunar module.

YearAdded:
2010
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Percita (CC BY-SA 2.0) Image Caption: Orroral Valley Tracking Station Era_date_from: 1965
Tidbinbilla Tracking Station
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aerospace Era: 1960-1969 DateCreated: 1965 Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Paddys River State: ACT Zip: 2620 Country: Australia Website: https://www.aiaa.org/HistoricAerospaceSites/ Creator: Menzies, Robert, NASA

Established 1965 the Tidbinbilla Tracking Station, as well as the Honeysuckle Creek (1967-1981) and Orroral Valley (1965-1985) sites, supported NASA’s Deep Space Network, Manned Space Flight Network, and Spacecraft Tracking and Data Acquisition Network. The stations played a key role in supporting the Apollo 11 moon landing, with the Honeysuckle Creek facility providing the first historic pictures of man walking on the moon on July 20, 1969 (July 21st in Australia), as well as providing voice and telemetry contact with the lunar module.

YearAdded:
2010
Image Credit: Original Image: Public Domain (NASA) Image Caption: Tidbinbilla Tracking Station Era_date_from: 1965
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