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Southern Tracking Station control reports estimated zone of landing Latitude, -33.862451 Longitude,151.209812 on 15/7/09 at 20:00 (AESTD).
The landing site has been designated THE BASEMENT NIGHTCLUB, Reiby Place, Circular Quay NSW.
The National Space Society has prepared a reception committee for the returning flight crew, their press release is below:
DID MUSIC INSPIRE THE CONQUEST OF SPACE?
To celebrate the International year of Astronomy, The Basement nightclub at Circular Quay is hosting a night of Space Exploration and the music of the Space Race as local Sydney band ‘Stormcellar’ release their all-analogue EP ‘Spacejunk’.
Featuring a presentation from National Space Society Guru Anthony Wicht and the UNSW Bluesat Project Display, rOn KnOb, Stormcellar and the award winning Michelle Van der Meers’ Midnight Ramblers, this will be a night of Blues, Roots and Boogie from the Golden Age of Space Exploration!
Anthony Wicht,National Space Society of Australia
Recently returned from the International Space Development Conference in the US, Anthony is an advisor to the UNSW Bluesat Satellite Project and Director of the Sydney Chapter. Anthony will provide a guide to the perils of Spacejunk and The Exploration of Space, illustrated acoustically and visually by rOn KnOb and his Minions!
Described as ‘relentless’, ‘unstoppable’ and ‘stalwarts of swamp sound’ by Drum magazine, the Stormcellar flight crew are anticipating splashdown of their All Analogue EP, ‘Spacejunk’ at the Basement, ahead of their anticipated second album.
Return visitors to the Basement, the location for the launch of their CD ‘Breakfree’and with their new album ‘Closet Sessions’ released just last year, Michelle is a recipient of the “Best Female Blues Artist” award at the Australian Blues Music Awards, after multiple nominations.