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Honeysuckle Creek

Author : Andrew Tink
ISBN : 9781742244297
Genre : History
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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 significant contribution to Australia’s role in space exploration and reveals a story little known until now. As Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr, 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’. 'A wonderful and inspirational story, beautifully told. As hard as it is to do this extraordinary yarn justice, Andrew Tink has done it.' — Peter FitzSimons

Honeysuckle Creek No 4 Aboriginal Shelter

Author : Aldo Massola
ISBN : OCLC:902776257
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Location, description & dimensions of shelter, paintings (motifs, sizes, colours, possible explanation)

Dams And Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures 2nd Edition

Author : Ljubomir Tanchev
ISBN : 9058096416
Genre : Science
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Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive and complete overview of all kinds of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures throughout the world. The reader is guided through different aspects of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures in 35 chapters, which are subdivided in five themes: I. Dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures – General; II. Embankment dams; III. Concrete dams; IV. Hydromechanical equipment and appurtenant hydraulic structures; V. Hydraulic schemes. Subjects treated are general questions, design, construction, surveillance, maintenance and reconstruction of various embankment and concrete dams, hydromechanical equipment, spillway structures, bottom outlets, special hydraulic structures, composition of structures in river hydraulic schemes, reservoirs, environmental effects of river hydraulic schemes and reservoirs and environmental protection. Special attention is paid to advanced methods of static and dynamic analysis of embankment dams. The wealth of experience gained by the author over the course of 35 years of research and practice is incorporated in this richly-illustrated, fully revised, updated and expanded edition. For the original Macedonian edition of Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, Ljubomir Tanchev was awarded the Goce Delchev Prize, the highest state prize for achievements in science in the Republic of Macedonia. This work is intended for senior students, researchers and professionals in civil, hydraulic and environmental engineering and dam construction and exploitation.

Water Rock Interaction Two Volume Set

Author : Richard B. Wanty
ISBN : 9781482284515
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The interaction of the lithosphere and hydrosphere sets the boundary conditions for life, as water and the nutrients extracted from rocks are essential to all known life-forms. Water-rock interaction also affects the fate and transport of pollutants, mediates the long-term cycling of fluids and metals in the earth's crust, impacts the migration and

Tracking Apollo To The Moon

Author : Hamish Lindsay
ISBN : 9781447102557
Genre : Science
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This is perhaps the most complete, detailed and readable story of manned space-flight ever published. The text begins with the historical origins of the dream of walking on the Moon, covers the earliest Mercury and Gemini flights and then moves on to the end of the Apollo era. In readable, fascinating detail, Hamish Lindsay - who was directly involved in all three programs - chronicles mankind's greatest adventure with a great narrative, interviews, quotes and masses of photographs, including some previously unpublished. In addition to bringing the history of these missions to life the book serves as a detailed reference for space enthusiasts and students.

Violet Town Or Honeysuckle In Australia Felix 1836 1908

Author : Don Chambers
ISBN : STANFORD:36105038017302
Genre : History
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Oregon Geographic Names Alphabetical Finding List

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105008977113
Genre : Names, Geographical
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Parkes Thirty Years Of Radio Astronomy

Author : DK Milne
ISBN : 9780643105942
Genre : Science
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The opening of the Parkes radio telescope in October 1961 placed Australia at the forefront of international research in radio astronomy and ushered in an era of rapid developments in our understanding of the origin and nature of the Universe and our place within it. Thirty years later, the scientists, engineers and technical staff involved in the establishment, operation and subsequent development of this most successful of Australian research instruments gathered to review and reflect on their achievements, and to recount many of the human stories that were so intimately bound up with this extraordinarily productive period in Australia's scientific history. This book presents their accounts of the work and life at Parkes, and provides a fresh perspective on the growth of Australian science over the past three decades.

The Minerals Of New South Wales Etc

Author : Archibald Liversidge
ISBN : 9781108039055
Genre : History
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Reprinted here from the 1888 edition, Liversidge's chemical audit is of enduring interest to geologists, chemists and historians of science.

A Suitable Piece Of Real Estate

Author : Desmond Ball
ISBN : 0908094477
Genre : History
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