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CanberraDSN Jul 13
Australian tracking stations across the country played key roles in the success of . Everyone knows , & , but the story of in WA is not as well known.
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CanberraDSN Jul 10
EXCLUSIVE AT OUR SPACE OPEN DAY ONLY on SUNDAY, 21 JULY. We have a limited number of commemorative pins, celebrating the Deep Space Network's role in the Apollo missions. For your chance to get one, you must be here in person. Space Open Day:
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US Consulate Sydney 14h
The Dish πŸ“‘: required viewing if you’re going to serve as an American diplomat at the U.S. Consulate General in Sydney.
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Australian Space Agency 21h
Fun Fact 41: The Apollo 11 mission carried two large American flags and a quantity of small US flags; flags of the 50 US states, District of Columbia and U.S. Territories; flags of other nations, including Australia and the United Nations flag. πŸ“Έ:
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David M. Green 🧒 15h
With all the documentaries doing the rounds, might I recommend my favourite series, β€œMoon Machines” from 2008, which looks at the engineering side of the key hardware. All 6 brilliant eps are on YouTube
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Twitter Australia Jul 12
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, we’ve teamed up with to commemorate this historic moment with a special emoji. Use or to join the conversation! It's one small Tweet for man, one giant Tweet for mankind
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The Daily Wire 32m
πŸŽ₯ recalls the moment when America realized had landed on the moon and reminds us how hard it was to get there. Listen to "Apollo11 : What We Saw" on iTunes:
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Space Hub Perth 31m
We recently spent some time with Perth local, Professor Brian O’Brien, the only scientist to have two experiments sent to the moon on the Apollo Program. Watch our video interview with Brian here:
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Helen Sim Jul 11
"Without television, the moon landing would have been a merely impressive achievement ... Instead, seen live, unedited, and everywhere, it became a genuine experience of global intimacy."
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Rami Mandow πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 19h
So I have some news ... Plaster cast is removed βœ… Stitches out βœ… Doc given all clear βœ… Surgery recovery excellent βœ… But it looks like I am confirmed for work at at Parkes πŸ“‘ this weekend! Come say haaaaiiiiii πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ Here’s my happy face πŸ™ƒπŸ€“ πŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌ
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CSIRO Jul 12
Shoot (for) the stars! ✨ This year's shortlisted images from the Central West Astronomical Society Astrophotography Awards have us feeling over the Moon! πŸ“· 'Eta Carina Nebula (3372)' by Peter Rejto ^GK
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CSIRO 37m
Our head of radio astronomy, Dr Phil Edwards is answering your stargazing questions, *now* live on 's Facebook page, with Julia Zemiro 🌟 And be sure to watch Stargazing on tonight at 8pm 🌟 ^KC
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MAAS 21h
From a Moon rock fragment to a giant sculpture of the Moon, here's what you can see at our Apollo 11 exhibition, via our friends at .
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CSIRO 18h
We bought the land on which the Parkes telescope sits from a farmer ... named Australia! πŸ‘¨β€πŸŒΎ Australia 'Austie' Helm owned a 360 hectare sheep property. He sold 70 hectares to CSIRO in the late 1950s. πŸ“‘ Here he is, mustering sheep by the Dish. πŸ‘ ^KC
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CSIRO 22h
β€œWhy’s it in the middle of a sheep paddock?!” πŸ‘πŸ€” What's your favourite line from The Dish? The 2000 film was set at our Parkes radio telescope. But do you know what's fact, and what's fiction, in this all-time Aussie classic? ^KR
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Rami Mandow πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 1h
This is rather cool! Join astronomer on a guided tour of the Apollo sites, stunning lava plains and craters that dot the lunar surface. (audio tour) And I note - & have supplied images! …
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Rami Mandow πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 1h
The link below did not work (weirdly) so here is the correct, new link:
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Jillene Bailey Jul 14
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Ann  πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ’ž 19h
An ambitious era that gave birth to technologies in use today. Grateful, NASA restored the flight control room. πŸ₯³πŸ€—πŸ™Œ πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€πŸš€πŸŒŽπŸŒπŸŒ Credit- NASA images- Apollo11 crew- Neil Armstrong🌹, Buzz Aldrin
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US Consulate Sydney 24h
got a question for your astronaut, Australia? and he will answer LIVE on July 19. We'll kick it off: Andy, what impact did the Apollo 11 Moon landing have on you?
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