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
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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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He worked for AT&T in Andover, ME, where he was instrumental in the Historic launch, tracking, telemetry and global communications transmissions by satellite, Telstar I, in 1962.
On July 10, 1962, the United States launched Telstar I. It was a true communications satellite since it not only received radio waves but amplified them before sending them on.
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