The Parkes Radio Telescope or ‘The Dish’, as it is more commonly known, will turn 60 this year.
- The Dish has been contracted to assist with the first commercial space missions to the moon
- The first missions launch later this year and will lay the groundwork to return humans to the moon in 2024
- The CSIRO says Australia could play a massive role in the era of commercial space flight
Far from being an ageing relic of a bygone era of space exploration, the iconic Australian landmark has been…