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Echo I Communications For Peace Issue

4c Communications for Peace - Echo I single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1173
Description:

This Echo I Communications for Peace Issue stamp commemorates the world’s first communications satellite, Echo I, which was placed into orbit on August 12, 1960. It was a balloon satellite, a reflector which allowed for signals to bounce off of its surface and return back to Earth. The stamp features an image of radio waves connecting Echo I and the Earth.

United States; Echo I; NASA; satellite; orbit; space; radio; communications; signal; Earth; map

Date:
December 15, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (deep violet); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5366
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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