Tidbinbilla Tracking Station
ACT, Australia

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex



(This page also reachable via tidbinbilla.net)

In this section

Introduction

Early Days – the beginnings of Tidbinbilla

Construction of DSS-42

Opening, 19th March 1965

Audio recording of the Opening

Booklets

DSN Missions

Mariner IV

Surveyor

Pioneer 10

Voyager.


MSFN Missions

The Apollo Wing

Tidbinbilla’s role in Apollo (coming soon)

DSS-43 – the Big Dish

Individuals
Keith Aldworth, John Heath, Bruce Window, John Flaxman, Andy Jary, Lance Peters.

People at Tidbinbilla 1960s updated

Staff photos 1960s

People at Tidbinbilla 1970s updated

People at Tidbinbilla 1980s updated

Visitors updated

Vice President Dan Quayle’s visit 1989

Stories

Social activities

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex today

The CDSCC Visitors’ Centre

50th anniversary, 19 March 2015, of the opening (on the way)

CDSCC Video


Tidbinbilla today
Tidbinbilla: The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
shrouded in mist on 25 May 2010. Photo: Louise M.
Large, Larger.
Tidbinbilla today

Click for a key to the above photo (450kb PDF file).



If you worked at Tidbinbilla and would like to contribute photos, information or stories,
I would be delighted to add them to this section. (Send me an e-mail.)