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-This site celebrates Western Australia's role in Space research and, in particular, Carnarvon's critical role supporting NASA's Gemini, Apollo and Skylab projects. The companion book, '''''"Carnarvon and Apollo: One giant leap for a small Australian town "''''', published by '''Rosenberg Publishing''', is now available. The book cover is displayed on the right-hand side of this page.+This site celebrates Western Australia's role in Space research and, in particular, Carnarvon's critical role supporting NASA's Gemini, Apollo and Skylab projects. The companion book, '''''"Carnarvon and Apollo: One giant leap for a small Australian town "''''', published by '''Rosenberg Publishing''', may be available by order through Carnarvon's '''Space & Technology Museum''' or its '''Tourist Information Centre'''. Please contact them directly regarding any orders.
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-[[Image:Cover.jpg|right|thumbnail|1000pix|Book cover, 2010, shows -<BR> 'The return of the Eagle'; <BR>Photo: NASA; <BR> Cover: Catrionadesign.]]+
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-[[Image:Float.jpg|left|thumbnail|1000pix|Winning float in Carnarvon Tropical Festival, 1966; Photo: Jim Gregg]]+
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 +[[Image:Cover.jpg|left|thumbnail|1000pix|Book cover, 2010, shows -<BR> 'The return of the Eagle'; <BR>Photo: NASA; <BR> Cover: Catrionadesign.]]
 +[[Image:Float.jpg|right|thumbnail|1000pix|Winning float in Carnarvon Tropical Festival, 1966; Photo: Jim Gregg]]
 +'''Margaret Medcalf Award 2011 - Special Commendation'''<BR>
 +&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; “This work links Western Australian social history to the international history of science and technology in a highly readable way. Its lively exploration of Carnarvon's critical role in support of NASA space missions reminds us that history in living memory is no less surprising than the events of long ago. The use of maps, cartoons, photographs and personal reminiscences enhance the appeal of an intriguing story."<BR><BR>
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Overview|Overview of Carnarvon's role]] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Overview|Overview of Carnarvon's role]]
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Carnarvon OTC Earth Station|OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon]] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Carnarvon OTC Earth Station|OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon]]
 +[[Image:Pathway.jpg|right|frame|size 1000x500pix|Apollo's path to the Moon crossing Carnarvon;<br>NASA map, modified by Catriona Designs]]
-&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [['Trackers' and the Town|Life in Carnarvon with the Trackers]]+&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Carnarvon Space & Technology Museum|Carnarvon Space & Technology Museum]]
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-&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Western Australian Space Museum Carnarvon|Western Australian Space Museum]]+
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Western Australia in Space|Western Australia in Space]] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Western Australia in Space|Western Australia in Space]]
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- +&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Most recent pages added:'''
-&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [[>>> temporarily suspended CLICK HERE TO ORDER BOOK <<<]]+<BR>'''Dongarra West''' and '''Dongarra East''' stations included under '''WA in Space'''<BR><BR>
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Terry Kierans's <B>CROtrak</B> at &nbsp; http://crotrak.com/<BR> Terry Kierans's <B>CROtrak</B> at &nbsp; http://crotrak.com/<BR>
-Colin Mackellar's &nbsp; http://www.honeysucklecreek.net under <B>'Other Stations'</B>+<B>'Other Stations'</B> on Colin Mackellar's &nbsp; http://www.honeysucklecreek.net
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Email '''info@carnarvonspace.com''' . . . to contact site manager, Paul Dench <BR> Email '''info@carnarvonspace.com''' . . . to contact site manager, Paul Dench <BR>

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This site celebrates Western Australia's role in Space research and, in particular, Carnarvon's critical role supporting NASA's Gemini, Apollo and Skylab projects. The companion book, "Carnarvon and Apollo: One giant leap for a small Australian town ", published by Rosenberg Publishing, may be available by order through Carnarvon's Space & Technology Museum or its Tourist Information Centre. Please contact them directly regarding any orders.

Book cover, 2010, shows - 'The return of the Eagle'; Photo: NASA;  Cover: Catrionadesign.
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Book cover, 2010, shows -
'The return of the Eagle';
Photo: NASA;
Cover: Catrionadesign.
Winning float in Carnarvon Tropical Festival, 1966; Photo: Jim Gregg
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Winning float in Carnarvon Tropical Festival, 1966; Photo: Jim Gregg

Margaret Medcalf Award 2011 - Special Commendation
      “This work links Western Australian social history to the international history of science and technology in a highly readable way. Its lively exploration of Carnarvon's critical role in support of NASA space missions reminds us that history in living memory is no less surprising than the events of long ago. The use of maps, cartoons, photographs and personal reminiscences enhance the appeal of an intriguing story."



        Overview of Carnarvon's role

        NASA's Carnarvon Space Tracking Station

        OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon

Apollo's path to the Moon crossing Carnarvon;NASA map, modified by Catriona Designs
Apollo's path to the Moon crossing Carnarvon;
NASA map, modified by Catriona Designs

        Carnarvon Space & Technology Museum

        Western Australia in Space


       Most recent pages added:
Dongarra West and Dongarra East stations included under WA in Space


Related 'Carnarvon Tracking Station' web-sites

Terry Kierans's CROtrak at   http://crotrak.com/

'Other Stations' on Colin Mackellar's   http://www.honeysucklecreek.net


Email info@carnarvonspace.com . . . to contact site manager, Paul Dench

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