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Bell Telephone System's Earth Station

Bell Telephone System's Earth Station Andover Maine
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Stock #: 239354
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Andover
State: Maine (ME)
County: Oxford
Artist: Dick Smith
Publisher: Bromley & Company
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The station was built for Project Telstar experiments on overseas telephone and television service via satellites in space. The radome is the largest air-inflated structure in the world and is 161 feet high and 210 feet across. It is made of fabric and synthetic rubber and if laid flat on the ground would cover 3 acres