Telstar

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Telstar

(ˈtɛlˌstɑː)
n
(Telecommunications) either of two low-altitude active communications satellites launched in 1962 and 1963 by the US and used in the transmission of television programmes, telephone messages, etc

Tel•star

(ˈtɛlˌstɑr)
Trademark.
one of a series of privately financed communications satellites providing domestic television, telephone, and data exchange transmission to the U.S.
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