OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, Carnarvon

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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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  • Interesting spot to visit, came as part of our visit to the excellent Carnavon Space Museum. Great views over the city  more »
  • We didn't realise you could climb up the dish until we walked around the back. Great views. Was a bit windy so the youngest needed to hold on as she walked around the walkway.  more »

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