FIRST SATELLITE LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY

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Communications satellite Telstar 1 was launched atop a Thor-Delta rocket on July 10, 1962. It successfully relayed through space the
first television pictures, telephone calls, and
telegraph images,
and provided the first live transatlantic television feed. Telstar 2
launched May 7, 1963. Telstar 1 and 2, though no longer
functional ,still orbit the Earth today.

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posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Communications,DEBUT,HISTORY,Launch,NEWSPAPER,Satellite,SPACE and have No Comments

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