Many Australian locations, organisations and people were involved in making Apollo 11 a success seen around the world.
Live from the Moon
600 million people saw those grainy black and white TV images of humanity's first trip to the Moon. Getting them to Earth took some doing.
Geography and politics played a role in NASA establishing a network of tracking stations across Australia.
NASA decides to televise
Think your TV reception is bad? Try transmitting a weak TV signal 384,000 kilometres to Earth using the same power as two LED lights.