THE CANBERRA DEEP SPACE COMMUNICATIONS COMPLEX IN 2008
Dr. Baltuck will give an overview of the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex at Tidbinbilla, its history and the spacecraft missions it enables as well as outline what missions and activities are coming up for the CSDCC in the next few years. An informal time for questions and answers regarding the complex and other Australian activities in space – both real and potential – will follow the presentation.
Date: Monday 17th March
Location: Ian Ross Seminar Room, Ian Ross Building #31, Off North Road, The Australian National University, Canberra
A map of the location can be found here
More Information: Contact Lachlan Blackhall via 0412946126
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