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'Who are the Honeysuckle Creek mob? And how did they assist the first moon landing? 

'When man took the first step on the moon it was a bunch of Australian technicians who tracked the spacecraft and sent the first television pictures to the world. No, not at Parkes - the movie The Dish got it wrong. They were from Honeysuckle Creek in the ACT. This is their story, told by Bryan Sullivan, one of the technicians on duty at the time, and his wife, children's author Jackie French.

'This book also includes information about the space program and the birth of the internet, as well as supplying the answers to questions such as:

'How do you go to the toilet in a spacecraft?

'Have the astronauts ever seen an alien?

'What made the moon?

'Can I have a holiday in space?' (Publication summary)
 

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2004 .
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      Extent: xii, 196p.p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes index, webliography and bibliography.
      ISBN: 0207200092 (pbk.)
    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2019 .
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      Extent: 272p.p.
      Edition info: Rev. ed.
      Note/s:
      • Published 20 May 2019.

      ISBN: 9781460757741, 1460757742

Works about this Work

Untitled Ernie Tucker , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , Autumn no. 142 2005; (p. 73-74)

— Review of To the Moon and Back : The Amazing Australians at the Forefront of Space Travel Bryan Sullivan , Jackie French , 2004 single work information book
Eve Pownall Award Jackie French , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 49 no. 4 2005; (p. 4-5)
Untitled Ernie Tucker , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , Autumn no. 142 2005; (p. 73-74)

— Review of To the Moon and Back : The Amazing Australians at the Forefront of Space Travel Bryan Sullivan , Jackie French , 2004 single work information book
Eve Pownall Award Jackie French , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 49 no. 4 2005; (p. 4-5)
Last amended 8 Oct 2019 11:45:27
Subjects:
  • Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,
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