Relay 1 Communications Satellite at the Udvar-Hazy Center

     

Relay 1 Communications Satellite at the Udvar-Hazy Center

Launched by NASA in 1962, Relay 1 was one of several satellites placed in orbit in the decade after Sputnik to test the possibilities of communications from space.

Image Number: WEB10843-2008
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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