Honeysuckle Links

Honeysuckle People

See other sites run by Honeysuckle people – including

Mike Dinn’s Apollo Memorabilia

Mike Dinn’s The Truth about “The Dish”

John Saxon’s Honeysuckle pages

The Honeysuckle Creek Mailing List – run by John Saxon.
“For people who worked at the Honeysuckle Creek Tracking station during is working life from 1966 to 1981 – and their friends.”

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

Deep Space Network – The Apollo Program and the Deep Space Network

Review of The Dish – by Bill Wood, ex-Goldstone

Treaty between Australia and USA relating to Honeysuckle and other tracking stations (1970 treaty linked)

The Space Show – 11th November 2003 with Mike Dinn and John Saxon. Listen in Windows Media Player format (about 18Mb) – about 80 minutes.


Other links

Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project – new

Preserving the history, artifacts, original documents, and data from the Viking Missions.

Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project

The Space Association of Australia Inc – new

The Space Association of Australia is a non-profit, non-political interest group, whose members are keen to learn about and share with others their excitement and passion for spaceflight and space exploration.

The Space Association of Australia

Australis OSCAR 5 – new

The story of the first satellite built in Australia, built by students at the University of Melbourne in the 1960s and launched by NASA in 1970..

Australis OSCAR 5

Apollo Lunar Surface Journal

The Apollo Lunar Surface Journal from Eric M. Jones – excellent – the Apollo lunar surface resource.

The Apollo Archive – by Kipp Teague. The best place for Apollo images.

The Apollo Flight Journal – by David Woods with Frank O’Brien, Tim Brandt and Lennie Waugh.

Saturn 5 Audio Archive – get a CD of an amazing audio recording of the Apollo 11 Saturn V launch. (Perhaps the closest anyone today will get to hearing a Saturn V launch!).

Goldstone, California

Goldstone Apollo Station 1975 – 1999
links to photos taken at Goldstone by Greg Szekeres, Bill Wood and Reid Drummond.

Bendix Field Engineering memorial page

Carnarvon Tracking Station, West Australia

CROtrak – dedicated to Carnarvon – by Terry Kierans.

Carnarvonspace.com – dedicated to Carnarvon MSFN and also Carnarvon OTC – by Paul Dench & Alison Gregg.

Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum – opened June 2012.

Orroral Valley Tracking Station (STADAN) – ACT, Australia

The Orroral Valley Tracking Station commemorative CD.

and also on the VK1 DSN (Tidbinbilla) website.

Bermuda Tracking Station

A website devoted to the NASA tracking stations in Bermuda.

Apollo Range Instruments Aircraft

flyARIA.com – The Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft History and ARIA 328 Memorial Web Site

Museums, etc.

The Space Walk of Fame – Commemorative walk and museum in Titusville, Florida

TV from the Moon

Shooting the Apollo Moonwalks – A recollection of how it was done
by Sam Russell – dealing mainly with Apollo 15 lunar surface TV.

Jamesburg Satellite Earth Station

The Jamesburg Earth Station, just south of San Francisco, relayed the Apollo 11 Lunar TV coming from Honeysuckle and Parkes (via Sydney and the Moree Earth Station) to Houston and US viewers. The Earth Station closed in 2002, but has now been re-opened by a group of Amateur Radio Operators.

Jamesburg Earth Station volunteer group

Cooby Creek Tracking Station

The Cooby Cracking Station, near Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, was a key NASA station in the development of satellite television. See this website by Kieran O’Carroll.

Cooby Creek Tracking Station