Category: History

  • Happy 60th Telstar!

    Happy 60th Telstar!

    Eyes and ears were on Oxford County 60 years ago today when an orbiting Bell Labs satellite called Telstar and an Earth station built by AT&T launched international live television. Were you in Andover that Wednesday evening in 1962? Did you ever go see the Big Bubble? MaineSat would like to hear your story.

  • Maine Space Corporation is Go for Launch

    Today Governor Janet Mills signed LD 1923, An Act to Establish the Maine Space Corporation, a public-private partnership to help grow the state’s aerospace industry. Among its charges: Establish the Maine Space Complex. The complex is intended to include at least three business units: 1) a computer center focused on satellite and terrestrial data; 2)…