60th Anniversary of opening.
Opened 24th March 1961.
For the 60th anniversary of the Opening of Muchea Tracking Station, Western Australia, here is archival footage and audio.
Muchea was built to support the Americans’ Man-in-Space programme, Project Mercury.
Learn more at honeysucklecreek.net/other_stations/muchea/
Also available at muchea.net
Message from John Glenn, February 2012
Island Lagoon and Red Lake 1961
Red Lake (Woomera) Mercury Space Tracking Station and the flight of John Glenn