Geek Fact for June 28th


In 1983, NASA launched the Galaxy 1 satellite.

The Galaxy 1 was used for general communications services, such as television relay, voice and data. It was dedicated to cable television transmission across the US.

Learn more at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/masterCatalog.do?sc=1983-065A

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