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Apollo Tracking Station Locations

With thanks to John Sarkissian and Hamish Lindsay for data.

Four NASA tracking stations and the CSIRO radio telescope at Parkes played key communications roles during Apollo. Location data has been useful when using Starry Night and Google Earth to understand some of the details of Apollo.


Station

Longitude

Latitude

Notes

Madrid
4.2481 W
40.4312 N
9 km south of Robledo de Chavela and
46 km west of Puerta del Sol, Madrid
Goldstone
116.8886 W
35.4258 N
60 km north of Barstow, California
Honeysuckle Creek
148.9779 E
35.5832 S
35 km SSW of Parliament House, Canberra
Tidbinbilla
148.4813 E
35.4025 S
17 km SW of Parliament House, Canberra
CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope
148.2635 E
32.9984 S
17 km NNE of Parkes and 300 km WNW of Sydney

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