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Andrew Tink Andrew Tink i(A125896 works by) (a.k.a. A. A. Tink)
Born: Established: 1953 ;
Gender: Male
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Andrew Tink was a Liberal member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 19 March 1988 to 2 March 2007. Tink's biography of British cabinet minister Lord Sydney was published by Australian Scholarly Publishing in December 2011.

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y separately published work icon Honeysuckle Creek : The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step Sydney : NewSouth Publishing , 2018 17116334 2018 single work biography

'Honeysuckle Creek reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing. Andrew Tink gives a gripping account of the role of its director Tom Reid and his colleagues in transmitting some of the most-watched images in human history as Neil Armstrong took his first step.

'Part biography and part personal history, this book makes a significant contribution to Australia’s role in space exploration and reveals a story little known until now.

'As Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr, the director of flight operations for Apollo 11, acknowledged: ‘The name Honeysuckle Creek and the excellence which is implied by that name will always be remembered and recorded in the annals of manned space flight’.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 longlisted 'The Nib': CAL Waverley Library Award for Literature
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