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In Pictures: Telstar at 50 - The little satellite ...
The first telephone call transmitted by satellite was between Fred Kappel, the chairman of AT&T, which owned Telstar, and U.S. Vice President, Lyndon Johnson. The one-minute, 42-second call began with Kappel in Andover, Maine, saying, "Good evening, Mr. Vice President."
In Pictures: Telstar at 50 - The little satellite that launched an industry