Satellite System Earth Station, Andover, 1962
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
A photograph taken in February 1962 of the new Control Building and Radome that American Telephone and Telegraph Co. built in Andover.
On July 10, 1962, NASA launched AT&T’s Telstar, the world’s first active communications satellite. Telstar transmitted the first satellite television broadcasts, which were the first live television signals sent across the Atlantic.
- Title: Satellite System Earth Station, Andover, 1962
- Creator: Greely, Carleton
- Creation Date: 1962
- Subject Date: 1962
- Town: Andover
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 19.3 x 24
- Local Code: Photographs -- Andover; 1186-67-2-a
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
Earth stations (Satellite telecommunication)
Comsat station (Andover, Me.)--Photographs
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