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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0275

An early image from Applications Technology Satellite 1 (ATS-1). This satellite was launched into orbit on December 7, 1966 and was the prototype for the GOES series of satellites as well as for many modern communications satellites.

Image ID: spac0275, NOAA In Space Collection
Photo Date: 1966 December 11 1744 EST

Category: Space/Imagery/Visible/GOES/

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