John Saxon

John Saxon is the retired Australian Tracking Station operations manager, having been responsible for operations at the Honeysuckle Creek station (one of the main Manned Spaceflight Network - MSFN - facilities) during Apollo and Skylab, then at CDSCC during the 80s and 90s.

Broadcast 167 (Special Edition)

Mike Dinn and John Saxon joined The Space Show from Canberra, Australia as these two gentlemen were part of the Australian communications team that help make possible Apollo era and Skylab communications and television pictures available to us all, from the Moon and from space. Mike and John talked about their experiences, the work they did with NASA, their views on the space programs of today, space programs and education in Australia, the movie "The Dish" and lots more. This is an historical program that documents this important era of a our manned space program.

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