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Deep Space Station 43, 'Ballima'

Plaque outside the visitors centre at the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex (part of NASA's Deep Space Network), commemorating the opening of the 70 metre DSS 43 antenna.

DEEP SPACE STATION 43, 'BALLIMA'

OFFICIALLY OPENED BY

THE HON. E. G. WHITLAM, Q.C., M.P.,

PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA

ON 13TH APRIL, 1973

THE STATION WAS ESTABLISHED IN CO-OPERATION WITH
THE AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF SUPPLY BY THE UNITED
STATES NATIONAL AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
FOR THE EXPLORATION OF DEEP SPACE FOR THE BENEFIT OF
ALL MANKIND.

 

Submitted by: Robert Ewing

 

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