Collection Item Summary:
Photograph of the Intelsat I Early Bird (EB-A) satellite (or a mockup) displayed over a large number of telephones, A woman in the background is making a phone call. Intelsat I was the first commercial communications satellite to be placed in geosynchronous orbit, April 6, 1965. Intelsat I was built by the Space and Communications Group of the Hughes Aircraft Company. 1965.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Artificial satellites in telecommunication
- Hughes Aircraft Company
- International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium