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When was the first communication satellite launched?


On July 10, 1962, a beach-ball sized satellite, named the Telstar 1, was launched by NASA and sparked a new era of electronic communications. The mission was a cooperative effort between AT&T and NASA to demonstrate the feasibility of transmitting information via satellite.

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