Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step




      Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step
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 serious contribution to Australia s role in space exploration As 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. Free Read Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step [ By ] Andrew Tink [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step
  • Andrew Tink
  • 02 December 2017
  • 1742236081

10 thoughts on “ Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

  1. Carolyn says:

    This is a fascinating account of the role played by Australia s Honeysuckle Creek tracking station in sending and receiving signals from the Apollo missions to land a man on the moon Indeed it was Honeysuckle Creek that provided the images of Neil Armstrong s first step, and not Parkes as depicted in th...

  2. Kim says:

    This was a terrific read What a fascinating life Tom Reid had Being a Canberran since 1970 there is always a lot less than 6 degrees of separation between anyone living here and I was often daydreaming about my own memories while reading this Margaret Reid was a very prominent figure in Canberra over the years and it s a testament to Tom s reticence to blow his own horn that he was a complete unknown to anyone but those in his circle.This book is a really different take on the contributions This was a terrific read What a fascinating life Tom Reid had Being a Canberran since 1970 there is always a lot less than 6 degrees of separation between anyone living here and I was often daydreaming about my own memories while reading this Margaret Reid was a very prominent figure in Canberra over the years and it s a testament to Tom s reticence to blow his own horn that he was a complete unknown to anyone but those in his circle.This book i...

  3. Lee Belbin says:

    An informed education about the remarkable life of Tom Reid, from navy electrician to the station manager at Honeysuckle Creek tracking station during the Apollo moon missions I lived in Canberra from 1972 to 1995 and had some memories of visiting the three tracking stations Tidbinbilla, Auror...

  4. Brian says:

    A truly excellent read If you are remotely interested in electronics, computers, spaceships and landing men on the moon, this is the book for you.The fact that it covers the entire life of Tom Reid, a quiet, unassuming man who in reality was larger than life, a man who was at the forefront of Australia s involvement in all that NASA achieved, is a bonus.Peter Fitzsimons said of it, A wonderful and inspirational story, beautifully told As hard ...

  5. Tom Richardson says:

    Very interesting story of Tom Reid who was the Director of Honeysuckle Creek tracking station during the first man on the moon Apollo mission Very worth reading.

  6. Ian Harris says:

    Good read

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