Sunday, October 3, 2010

Goonhilly Earth Satellite Sataion

Dhananjay Parmar
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Goonhilly Earth Satellite Station

Goonhilly Earth Satellite Station
Goonhilly Earth Satellite Station. Visitors Centre. Corn
Set in the dramatic landscape of the Lizard Peninsula the giant dishes of Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station rise up from the heathland. Its first dish, "Arthur", was built in 1962 to link with the Telstar satellite. It is 25.9 metres in diameter and weighs 1,118 tonnes. Arthur received the first live transatlantic television broadcasts from the United States via the Telstar satellite on July 11, 1962. It is now a Grade II listed structure.


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