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Maine and the Space Age

Telstar antenna model, Andover, 1962

Telstar antenna model, Andover, 1962

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People in France and England, for the first time, saw live televised transmissions from the United States.

Bell Laboratories in New Jersey developed the Telstar satellite and AT&T built the receiving-transmitting station in Andover.


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