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Telstar 1 in Pictures: Legacy of 1st TV Communications Satellite

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Telstar 1 Satellite

Credit: Bell Labs
Image of the Telstar 1 satellite. Telstar was launched by NASA on July 10, 1962, from Cape Canaveral, Fla., and was the first privately sponsored space-faring…Read More »





mission. Two days later, it relayed the world's first transatlantic television signal, from Andover Earth Station, Maine, to the Pleumeur-Bodou Telecom Center, Brittany, France.   Less «
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