Carnarvon and Apollo: One Giant Leap for a Small Australian Town

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July 21, 1969 - One small step for a man, one giant leap for a town... ** This is the story of how high-tech met the Australian outback and the 'can-do' spirit that helped to put man on the Moon. In 1969, Carnarvon, Australia was a small isolated town with no television and only a manual telephone exchange, yet it was the home of the largest NASA Space Tracking Station outside the mainland US. The movie The Dish introduced audiences to part of Australia's role in the Space Race, however this book reveals the true story of a ...

Carnarvon and Apollo: One Giant Leap for a Small Australian Town 2010, Rosenberg Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781877058974

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