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Technicians work on Hughes Communications Galaxy V satellite
Technicians work on Hughes Communications Galaxy V satellite
TitleTechnicians work on Hughes Communications Galaxy V satellite
DescriptionTechnicians work on Hughes Communications Galaxy V satellite. Original caption: "Hughes Communications' Galaxy V, minus its solar panels, undergoes electronics testing at Hughes Aircraft Company's satellite manufacturing facility. In this room, called a near-field range, the satellite's antenna beam pattern is checked. Galaxy V, an upgraded version of the popular HS 376 model built by Hughes Space and Communications Group, replaces Westar V at 125 degrees West longitude. Galaxy V will provide distribution service for the leading names in cable television. Galaxy V features 24 16-watt transponders that provide coverage over the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii and the Caribbean basin. Hughes Communications, Inc., a subsidiary of Hughes Aircraft Company, is the world's largest private owner and operator of commercial communications satellites."
Date original1991
Decade1990s
SubjectsCable television--History--Photographs
Artificial satellites in telecommunication
Hughes Aircraft Company. Space and Communications Group
CollectionCablevision Photograph Collection
IdentifierCV00061
Formatimage/jpeg
Date digital2009
Physical description8 x 10 inch color photograph
Holding institutionBarco Library, The Cable Center
CopyrightThis image is issued by The Cable Center. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of The Cable Center's Barco Library. All responsibility for questions of copyright that may arise in the use made of reproduced material provided by the Barco Library must be assumed by the user. The Barco Library will provide any information it has available to the user.
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