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To The Moon and Back
     

To The Moon and Back

by French Jackie, Sullivan Bryan
 

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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

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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? Ages 10-14

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780730491323
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
10 Years

Meet the Author

Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator and was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014-2015 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a  Member of the Order of Australia for her  contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors, and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate.

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Bryan Sullivan worked on the Apollo Moon Programme at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, where he and his colleagues were the first to see man's first steps on the moon. After a long career in computers and electrical engineering, Bryan now keeps the farm running - including the waterwheel he designed and built that powered the computers to write this book. Bryan is married to Jackie French, a full-time writer of fiction and non-fiction for children and adults.

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