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by gdrabs
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: One giant leap for a small Australian town
Replies: 7
Views: 1702

Re: One giant leap for a small Australian town

Here's a bit more for you.... Gemini 11 with astronauts Pete Conrad (Carnarvon tracking station 1st resident astronaut) and Richard Gordon are performing rendezvous and docking manoeuvres with Agena 11 - as would be required for Apollo Command Service Module with the lunar descender after ascent fro...
by gdrabs
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: One giant leap for a small Australian town
Replies: 7
Views: 1702

Re: One giant leap for a small Australian town

Best to keep away from the local racetrack - in the wet.......
by gdrabs
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: One giant leap for a small Australian town
Replies: 7
Views: 1702

One giant leap for a small Australian town

Grabbed this book 'Carnarvon and Apollo' whist taking a break down in Busselton. A fascinating read following the move from the Muchea facility (near Perth) Tracking Gemini missions to the Mercury and Apollo programs from Carnarvon, which was the largest NASA Space Tracking Station outside mainland ...
by gdrabs
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from WA...
Replies: 6
Views: 1696

Grass Valley - all good.....

Thanks for the warm welcome from all at last weeks WA Grass Valley launch. My son James and I being very keen, left Perth at the crack of dawn in ‘Wilson' our 76 Kombi camper. We arrived a little early, but had the joy of watching the sun rise from the cold morning mist framing the beautiful country...
by gdrabs
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from WA...
Replies: 6
Views: 1696

Re: Hello from WA...

Thanks for the welcome.... :)
by gdrabs
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from WA...
Replies: 6
Views: 1696

Hello from WA...

Hi all, my name is Graham and I live over in Perth. I bought my son James a small Estes rocket kit to 'ignite' some interest - job done, for me too! Although I've been interested in getting into rocketry for years, I've been too distracted with other 'stuff', but no more, its now time..... James and...

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