From Curious Droid.
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It might look like a a prototype for the Death Star but Telstar 1 started the satellite TV age that we now have with the 24/7 rolling news and sports from anywhere in the world, so in this video we look at the 1st privately funded communications satellite and how it changed the world.
This video is sponsored by MEL Science
Find out where Telstar 1 is now here : https://www.n2yo.com/satellite/?s=340
Written, researched and presented by Paul Shillito
Images and footage : Bell Labs, NASA, AT&T, N2YO.com
And a big thanks go to all our Patreons 🙂
George Bishop II
james t early
Steve J – LakeCountySpacePort
Thales of Miletus
Music from the Youtube library
Future Glider by Brian Bolger
Looping Ascent by Joel Cummins