Monday, February 27, 2017

Fact of the Day: Telstar

In 1962 the satellite Telstar was launched into space. It was the first in history to relay tv and phone signals above the Earth. It was deactivated in 1963 but still orbits the Earth. 

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  1. It's still hovering outside this world, its with a lot space junk!!!!!!!!!

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  2. Thanks for shearing in 1961 Uryi Gagarin made the first fly to the space

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  3. Looks rather antique now. Maybe aliens will use it

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  4. It looks like a toy I had as a child of the 60's.

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  5. I'm surprised that telstar was in use for such a short time.

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  6. That's crazy that it was deactivated but it still orbits Earth!

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  7. Interesting we take a lot for granted

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