Geek Fact for November 19th

In 1981, 
Radio Corporation of America (RCA) launched the SATCOM 3-R satellite.

This satellite was a replacement for SATCOM 3, which vanished upon firing of the apogee motor. SATCOM 3-R was the first of two RCA satellites to be exclusively dedicated for use by the cable television industry.

Learn more about RCA at

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