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10/07/1962 Telstar launches

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Telstar Satellite

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Telstar satellite launch and demonstration

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Telstar Satellite Brings World Closer 1962/7/12

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TELSTAR 1 TELEVISION RELAY SATELLITE - 1962

A communication satellite of the US origin, Telstar 1, was launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, using a Thor-Delta rocket, also known as Delta DM-19. The satellite was 1st to relay TV pictures, phone calls, and telegraph images through space. It also provided the 1st live transatlantic TV feed.