Tag: Buzz Aldrin

The mission to remember

It’s 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left their footprints in the lunar surface, after Michael Collins flew them there.
The radio telescope engineers on duty at the CSIRO Parkes Observatory that day, are among those being honoured for helping NASA achieve the seemingly impossible.

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The dish the tapes and the man on the moon

There’s a buzz around Parkes and it can be heard all the way to NASA.
The central-west town famous for its annual Elvis Festival is ready to honour another cultural icon – “The Dish” (aka, the CSIRO Parkes Observatory).

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