A message for the people of Perth, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of John Glenn’s pioneering flight in Friendship 7 on February 20th 1962.
A key station (Station No. 8) in the Mercury Space Tracking Network was at Muchea, 60km north of Perth in Western Australia. For more, please see http://www.muchea.net
Station No. 9 at Red Lake, Woomera, also tracked. Info at http://honeysucklecreek.net/other_stations/red_lake/
The anniversary will be marked in Perth on February 20, 2012. http://www.sro.wa.gov.au/blogs/city-light