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Big Comsats for big jobs at low user costThree examples are used to illustrate what is possible with large space systems: (1) personal communications using wrist telephones, (2) electronic transmission of mail, and (3) wide dissemination of educational TV. Design concepts and costs are explored and compared to alternative ground-based concepts.
Document ID
19790039029
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Bekey, I. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Date Acquired
August 9, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1979
Publication Information
Publication: Astronautics and Aeronautics
Volume: 17
Subject Category
COMMUNICATIONS AND RADAR
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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