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NASA Deep Space Tracking Complex - Canberra Australia
« on: June 06, 2023, 04:33:02 am »
Attention young space tech nerds in Australia, for the first time in 20 years the CDSCC is recruiting for controllers.

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Re: NASA Deep Space Tracking Complex - Canberra Australia
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2023, 06:54:38 am »
Do we get to drive the big dish? Asking for a friend.  ;)
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Re: NASA Deep Space Tracking Complex - Canberra Australia
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2023, 07:04:57 am »
Do we get to drive the big dish? Asking for a friend.  ;)

Daily. If you don't hit a roo on the way in.
 
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Re: NASA Deep Space Tracking Complex - Canberra Australia
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2023, 10:14:21 pm »
Still waiting for the visitor centre to reopen to the general public.
Not easy, not hard, just need to be incentivised.
 

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Re: NASA Deep Space Tracking Complex - Canberra Australia
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2023, 11:34:15 pm »
Still waiting for the visitor centre to reopen to the general public.

Yep, was closed last time we went there, and was going to go again shortly but still closed  :(
 

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Re: NASA Deep Space Tracking Complex - Canberra Australia
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2023, 11:38:08 pm »
Still waiting for the visitor centre to reopen to the general public.

Yep, was closed last time we went there, and was going to go again shortly but still closed  :(

Wonder what's the problem. Staff shortage or red tape?
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Re: NASA Deep Space Tracking Complex - Canberra Australia
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2023, 01:12:58 am »
Still waiting for the visitor centre to reopen to the general public.
Yep, was closed last time we went there, and was going to go again shortly but still closed  :(
Wonder what's the problem. Staff shortage or red tape?

IIRC they had trouble getting staff.
 



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