Sunday, April 25, 2010

TIDBINBILLA TRACKING STATION

The radio telescopes at Tidbinbilla are operated by the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, part of NASA's Deep Space Network. website NASA. The Centre offers visitors the chance to learn about the role that Australia plays in the exploration of space. There are magnificent views of the largest antenna complex in the southern hemisphere, a piece of the Moon that's on display, the latest images from Mars, spacecraft models, and space hardware. The foods that astronauts eat on the space shuttle and space station, movies on the history and future of space exploration.






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