"at Goonhilly"

All of the places named here are satellite earth stations monitoring space, particularly looking for evidence of extra-terrestrial life. Appropriately enough, at Goonhilly the world's first parabolic communications antennae was dubbed 'Arthur', although this was for the mythical British king of Camelot, not Arthur Dent.

Cape Canaveral


Jodrell Bank









Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeLovell telescope at Jodrell Bank - Credit: Mike Peel