OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, Carnarvon

The OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, an Earth station in Australia, was established to meet the need for more reliable and higher quality communications for the Apollo program. NASA contracted Australia's Overseas Telecommunications Commission (OTC) "to provide an earth station near Carnarvon, Western Australia to link the NASA tracking station in that area to the control centre in the USA", also contracting COMSAT to launch three Intelsat-2 communications satellites.
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  • This was the most amazing place and so much knowledge well worth the visit and allow a half day, staff are very knowledgeable and so friendly and happy to talk to you, as well as their cat....Do not.....  more »
  • This was another great place to visit, with a wealth of fascinating history. So much to take in, so much importance to the space programme.  more »

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