ZL3PN on Radio New Zealand (and Mars)

Curiosity – Image Credit NASA

George Boorer ZL3PN has been interviewed on Radio New Zealand because his name and amateur radio callsign is encoded on a chip aboard the Mars Rover Curiosity.

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VK1ALR Interview – Mission to make Curiosity count

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex 70m Dish – Image Credit NASA

Prior to the Curiosity Mars landing this morning Aug 6, The Canberra Times interviewed radio amateur Len Ricardo VK1ALR, operations manager at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, who will be providing a communications link for the Mars Curiosity Rover.

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