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Meaning of Telstar

Tel•star

Pronunciation: (tel'stär"), [key]
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  1. one of an early series of privately financed, low-orbit, active communications satellites, the first of which was launched July 10, 1962.
  2. one of a later series of privately financed, geosynchronous communications satellites that provide domestic television, telephone, and data exchange transmission to the U.S.
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