Parkes Observatory Played Crucial Role In Moon Landing

Parkes, NSW, Australia – Like the NRAO telescopes in Greenbank, the Parkes Radio telescope near the small town of Parkes in New South Wales, Australia, has had its share of discoveries over the years. But 40 years ago, it was a critical part of the moon landing broacast,something almost brought to a halt by Mother Nature

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