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Intelsat IVA communications satellite, 1975.

NASA

Intelsat IVA communications satellite, 1975.
4 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm

Description

The first of the upgraded series of Intelsat IV communication satellites is being mated to the upper stage of its launch vehicle. Intelsat IVA F-1 was launched on 26th September 1975 into geostationary orbit over the Atlantic. INTELSAT, the International Telecommunciation Satellite Organisation, is jointly owned by all its member nations and has established a worldwide system of satellites which provide most of the world's international communications.

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