Model of Intelsat I (EarlyBird), 2014

Made:
2014 in York

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Model (scale 1:1) of Intelsat I (EarlyBird), made by Paragon Creative, York, 2014. Intelsat I was the first communications satellite to be placed in geosynchronous orbit (meaning that it orbits at the same speed as the earth rotates)

Details

Category:
Space Technology
Object Number:
2014-117
Materials:
aluminium (metal), perspex, plywood and steel (metal)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Manufactured by Paragon Creative