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telstar SLC paper - alt Salt Lake City, Utah — Wednesday Morning —...
alt Salt Lake City, Utah — Wednesday Morning — July 11, 19C2 And Still More Salt Lake City and Utah— Generally clear skies, continued continued high temperatures.. Weather map on Page B-9. Price Ten Cents Fidel WHO? By Associated Press CHICAGO, July 10—Fidel Castro has been sworn into the U. S. Army.. CASTRO, 19, has been a resident of Chicago since 1955 when he and his mother emigrated from Mexico after his father's death. TV Satellite Soars Into Orbit For Historic Space Success •;•'!;••• - '-'•'- .' —Associated Press Wirephoto • Telstar Marvel Relays Pictures Over Ocean By Arthur Everett Associated Press Writer NEW YORK, July 10—Government and private American enterprise teamed Tuesday to put a historic communications satellite into orbit. From outer space, it Inaugurated an era of ocean- spanning international live television. At the same time that.the Telstar satellite, a sort of switchboard in the sky, was relaying vivid television pictures into the-homes of Americans, images also were picked up in France and England—some of them remarkably clear. THE RECEPTION ABROAD CA3IE many days ahead of the scheduled beginning of international TV transmission via the Telstar. " ' The first televised picture from outer space showed the American flag rippling strongly in a breeze, to the' tune of. the American national anthem. . > IN IN ADDITION TO ITS TV CHORES, the remarkablt satellite also handled a telephone message 'to, the vice president president of the United States, and transmitted news photographs such, as appear daily in .the nation's press..,. . The first news photograph was a pooled • picture from the Associated Press and United Press International. : The Telstar satellite moved within range of th« American American antenna at 6:20 p.m. EST (3:20 p.m. MST) and transmission transmission started about 10 minutes later.' ; The : satellite was .an estimated 3,000 miles above th« earth:-- . ,• - t .. ••;'"' .-'.'-•' r : ^ For 25 minutes the .satellite performed its : modern : mir> acles. : The telephone message lasted 2^4 minutes, then there were 17 minutes of television, followed by about 5%' minutes of news photograph transmission. ' .' " V = •' : ._ TO RELAY A .LIVE TELEVISION signal from the United States to Europe would, until Tuesday, have.required a relay tower 145 miles high in-mid-Atlantic. The Telstar, handled this insurmountable problem with consumate ease. . ' ;

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 11 Jul 1962, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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