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10 July 2007

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BB pal Todd Lappin, proprietor of faux-firm Telstar Logistics, reminds us that today is the 40th anniversary of Telstar I, America's first active telecommunications satellite. Telstar I is still orbiting the Earth even though it permanently broke down... [Read More]

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Wouldn't it be cool if we could retrieve Telstar 1 and put it in a museum?

Excellent article and comments. Satellite TV is becoming the norm, especially in locales outside the United States.

Great stuff, doing my own research on different satellite tv and internet packages and what people are saying.

I remember my dad telling me this story!

How much longer will Telstar 1 remain in orbit?
I just think it's pretty intriguing - Telstar 1 was launched on July 10, 1962 and it's still in orbit today.

wont that come crashing to the ground someday?

BB pal Todd Lappin, proprietor of faux-firm Telstar Logistics, reminds us that today is the 40th anniversary of Telstar I, America's first active telecommunications satellite.

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