OTC Earth Station - WA

Place Satellite Image
  Point of Interest


DEG: -24.869202 113.704979
DMS: 24º 52' 9.13" S 113º 42' 17.92" E
UTM: 49 J 7246821mN 773313mE
Altitude: 34.36m


Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest


812.87kms North of Perth

Address & Contact

25 Mahony Ave
Brown Range WA 6701
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A


The OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon was established to meet the need for more reliable and higher quality communications for NASA's Apollo Moon project. NASA contracted Australia's Overseas Telecommunications Commission (OTC) "to provide an earth station near Carnarvon, Western Australia to link the NASA tracking station in that area to the control centre in the USA",[1] also contracting the COMSAT Corporation to launch three Intelsat-2 communications satellites.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Carnarvon Airport
Distance from OTC Earth Station 4.09km SW
Mean Max. °C31.332.531.629.126.223.422.323.024.426.027.629.3
Mean Min. °C22.523.422.119.114.912.310.911.613.816.418.620.6
Mean Rain mm12.320.616.213.934.947.345.318.

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