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  • History Detectives

History Detectives | Satelloon | PBS

Duration: 18:15
Program: History Detectives #801
Broadcast Date: Jun. 21, 2010

A radio operator made contact with another radio hobbyist who said he was a NASA engineer. He promised to send a memento of their conversation. Our Florida contributor received a square of metallic fabric, along with a hand-drawn diagram. Piecing together information from the radio exchange and notes on the diagram, our contributor believes this could be a piece of an early space satellite.



Post Date: June 3, 2011