Radome, Andover, 1962

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Radome, Andover, 1962

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Description

The Radome, the large building that houses a Project Telstar antenna in Andover. Construction was still underway when the photo was taken. The Telstar satellite was launched in July 1962.

Built by Bell Systems, the Earth Station in Andover was part of an experimental technology that first allowed live television transmissions across the Atlantic.

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About This Item

  • Title: Radome, Andover, 1962
  • Creation Date: 1962
  • Subject Date: 1962
  • Town: Andover
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17.7 cm x 23.1 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs -- Andover; 1186-67-2-c
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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