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To the moon and back : the amazing Australians at the forefront of space travel

Author: Bryan Sullivan; Jackie French; Gus Gordon; Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station.; Project Apollo (U.S.)
Publisher: Pymble, N.S.W. : HarperCollins, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When man took the first step on the moon it was a bunch of Australian technicians who tracked the spacecraft and sent the television pictures to the world. They were from Honeysuckle Creek in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Sullivan; Jackie French; Gus Gordon; Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station.; Project Apollo (U.S.)
ISBN: 0207200092 9780207200090
OCLC Number: 224001513
Target Audience: For children.
Description: xii, 196 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: The space race --
The first man in space --
A tech kid grows up --
The first computers --
Australia gazes at the universe --
Canberra, Tidbinbilla and Honeysuckle Creek --
Science in the wilderness --
The Apollo missions begin --
Orbit around the moon --
Destination: moon landing --
Preparing for the moon --
The journey to the moon --
Lift-off! --
On their way! --
Touchdown! --
The Eagle has landed --
The day the world remembers --
Ready and waiting! --
Showing the moon to the world --
Strolling on the moon --
Working on the moon --
Returning to earth --
Apollo 12 --
Apollo 13 --
The final missions --
Goodbye to Honeysuckle Creek --
Back to the moon --
Back to the tracking station --
Not yet the end.
Responsibility: Bryan Sullivan with Jackie French ; illustrated by Gus Gordon.

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