On April 6, 1965, NASA launched the world’s first commercial communications satellite into orbit. The satellite was named Intelsat 1 and nicknamed the “Early Bird.” See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series here.
On This Day In Space! April 6, 1965: NASA Launches 1st Commercial Communication Satellite
by Space.com | Apr 6, 2018 | Uncategorized |