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  Syncom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Syncom (for "synchronous communication satellite") started as a 1961 NASA program for active geosynchronous communication satellites, all of which were developed and manufactured by Hughes Space and Communications.
Syncom 1 was to be the first geosynchronous communications satellite.
These satellites were considerably larger than Syncoms 1 to 3, weighing 1.3 tonnes each (over 7 tonnes with launch fuel).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Syncom   (624 words)

Syncom was a program of three experimental, active communication satellites which was started by NASA in 1961.
Syncom 1 was launched on February 14, 1963 with a launch vehicle Thor Delta #16 at Cape Canaveral and was lost on the way to geostationary orbit due to electronics failure.
Syncom 2 was the first geosynchronous communication satellite build by Hughes Aircraft Company[?]'s facility in Culver City, California and launched by NASA on July 26, 1963 with a launch vehicle Thor Delta #20 at Cape Canaveral.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/sy/Syncom.html   (290 words)

 Syncom 1, 2, 3
Syncom 1 was designed to be the first test of a communication satellite in geosynchronous orbit.
Syncom 3 was launched from Cape Kennedy on 16 August 1964 and injected into an elliptical orbit inclined 16 degrees to the equator following a third stage yaw maneuver.
These maneuvers were completed by 23 September, and Syncom 3 was used in a variety of communications tests, including the transmission of the Olympics, transmissions between the Philippines, USNS Kingsport, and Camp Roberts, California, and teletype transmissions to an aircraft on the San Francisco-Honolulu route.
www.skyrocket.de /space/doc_sdat/syncom-1.htm   (964 words)

The first geostationary satellite was Syncom 3, launched to provide live daily TV coverage of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics which it did successfully.
The two functioning Syncoms were eventually handed over to the Department of Defense to provide reliable transpacific communications; Syncom 2 was “walked” along the equator using its control thrusters, until it had joined its sister on the other side of the globe.
Syncom was the descendant of Relay and Telstar and the immediate of more capable geostationary satellites such as Intelsat.
www.daviddarling.info /encyclopedia/S/Syncom.html   (243 words)

 Satellite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was the English science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke who conceived the possibility of artificial communication satellites in 1945 (facsimile at [1]) Clarke examined the logistics of satellite launch, possible orbits and other aspects of the creation of a network of world-circling satellites, pointing to the benefits of high-speed global communications.
The first artificial satellite was Sputnik 1 launched by Soviet Union on October 4, 1957.
On July 29, 1955, the White House announced that the U.S. intended to launch satellites by the spring of 1958.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Satellite   (1603 words)

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 NASA Experimental Communications Satellites 1958-1995 - Contents
The Syncom 2 orbit was inclined 33 degrees to the equator so that it appeared to move 33 degrees North and 33 degrees South in a figure 8 path over a 24 hour period as observed from the ground.
Syncom 1 was launched on February 14, 1963 into a nearly synchronous orbit, but failed during the apogee motor burn.
Syncom 2 was launched on July 26, 1963 after improvements in the nitrogen tank design were incorporated and it was a success.
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 List of Mini-auction Lots
02/14/63 Syncom CC Centennial PrtC EV 18.00 672.
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 NASA Experimental Communications Satellites 1958-1995
The NASA Relay 1 experimental active communication satellite in assembly at the Astro-Electronics Division of RCA at Princeton, NJ.
The first synchronous orbit satellite, Syncom led to the development of the Early Bird Intelsat I commercial communications spacecraft as well as the ATS series of NASA research satellites.
TDRS 1 was launched on April 5, 1983 and TDRS 6 was launched on January 13, 1993.
roland.lerc.nasa.gov /~dglover/sat/satcom2.html   (1195 words)

 Spaceflight :Commercial Communications Satellites
Telstar 1 was launched on July 10, 1962 into a 514 x 3051-nautical-mile orbit by a Delta launch vehicle.
Syncom 1 suffered a propulsion failure and never reached proper orbit.
Syncom 3 was even more successful, and the U.S. Department of Defense also used it for experiments.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/SPACEFLIGHT/comsats/SP43.htm   (1777 words)

 Chapter 1: Experimental Satellites (cont.)
The Syncom satellite had a short cylindrical body that was spun about its axis to provide stabilization in orbit.
Syncom 2 was successfully launched in July 1963.
Like Syncom 1, it was not intended to achieve a stationary synchronous orbit because of the extra propellant weight and control complexity required to attain 0-deg inclination.
www.aero.org /publications/martin/martin-7.html   (830 words)

 chapter 6
Syncom 3 was different from its predecessor in other ways, notably in its orbital pattern.
Syncom 3 had a geostationary orbit, while the orbit of Syncom 2 was inclined thirty-three degrees to the equator, so that over a twenty-four-hour period, it appeared to move thirty-three degrees north and thirty-three degrees south in a "figure 8" pattern as observed from the ground.
Therefore, the advanced Syncom's objectives were broadened to include meteorology and other experiments, and the program became the ATS series.
history.nasa.gov /SP-4217/ch6.htm   (6416 words)

 History of the Delta Launch Vehicle: Background and Development
Three months later, on 12 August, the Echo 1 reflight was a total success, as a 100-foot diameter aluminized mylar balloon [photo] inflated in orbit, providing a reflective surface so that two-way voice signals could be bounced from ground stations on the west and east coasts.
This new second stage was mounted to an 8-foot-diameter thrust structure which, along with a new 8-foot payload fairing, led to a nickname — the "Straight Eight" — that lasted until the Delta II with its bulbous fairing.
The Delta II has had only one total failure (and one partial failure, Koreasat-1) since its first launch in February 1989 — an incredible 99% success rate — and is currently in its longest streak ever of consecutive successes, with Delta 316 being the 67th success in a row.
kevinforsyth.net /delta/backgrnd.htm   (4313 words)

 The Sky over Berlin 5''05
For most of the applications its sufficient that the satellite is on a geosynchronous orbit, where the inclination is different to zero but the satellite is still moving once around the world in 24 hours.
The first satellite to reach such an orbit was Syncom 1, which was launched 1963 February 14.
Syncom 1 reached its geosynchronous orbit, but stayed silent because of an error in its electrical system.
www.surveyor.in-berlin.de /himmel/sky.05.05.html   (897 words)

 sync information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Syncom 1 was launched on February 14, 1963 with a launch vehicle Thor Delta#16 at Cape Canaveral and was lost on the way to geostationary orbit due to electronics failure.
Syncom 2 was the first geosynchronous communication satellite.
It was built by Hughes Aircraft Company 's facility in Culver City, California and launched by NASA on July 26, 1963 with a launch vehicle Thor Delta #20 at Cape Canaveral.
www.vsearchmedia.com /sync.html   (357 words)

 chapter 9
Although the Syncom communications capability was often disparaged as "only one voice-channel," it had one advantage over Relay and Telstar: the Syncom transponder could be used continuously, not just when the batteries were fully charged.
Syncom subsequently showed that geosynchronous orbit was attainable, but the satellite's light weight constrained the communications payload to a single telephone circuit, which was significantly less than the wideband capabilities of Relay and Telstar.
Syncom had been successful, and orbital and attitude control seemed to be much simpler than originally thought.
history.nasa.gov /SP-4217/ch9.htm   (16706 words)

NASA Report, Advanced Syncom - Syncom II Summary Report,.
NASA Report, Advanced Syncom Monthly Progress Report Dec 1962,.
NASA Report, Advanced Syncom Monthly Progress Report, Oct. 1962,.
www.astronautix.com /craft/syncom.htm   (392 words)

 Spacecrafts in Geostationary Orbit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
(1 geostationary spacecraft in 97 missions = 1%)
(1 geostationary spacecraft in 127 missions = 1%)
(1 geostationary spacecraft in 179 missions = 0.5%)
www.sciencepresse.qc.ca /clafleur/Scfam-geostationary.html   (330 words)

 Learn more about Syncom in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Learn more about Syncom in the online encyclopedia.
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www.onlineencyclopedia.org /s/sy/syncom.html   (380 words)

 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Syncom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Syncom" at HighBeam.
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ASC-1/PAM-D, AUSSAT-1A, SYNCOM 4-4 (all spring deployed) & (SYNCOM 4-3 - RMS-301/Manned retrieve & deploy)
SYNCOM 4-5 (spring deployed) & LDEF (RMS-201 retreive)
14' 1" x 14' (h x w) antenna stowed (20' 3" deployed)
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Payloads: Telesat (Canada communications satellite)-H with Payload Assist Module (PAM)-D deploy-ment, Syncom IV-1 communications satellite deployment with its unique stage, retrieval of PALAPA B-2 and WESTAR VI communications satellites with PAM-D which failed to ignite on the STS-41-B mission.
Deployed and retrieved Spartan 1; launched Morelos 1, Arabsat 1B, Telstar 3D.
The Spartan 201 satellite was deployed from Discovery on November 1 and retrieved on November 3.
www.friends-partners.org /partners/mwade/craft/disovery.htm   (3405 words)

 Delta B
3 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Thor DM-21 + 1 x AJ10-118A + 1 x Altair
Associated Spacecraft: AE, BE, Relay, Syncom, Telstar, Tiros.
Conditions for use of drawings, pictures, or other materials from this site.
www.astronautix.com /lvs/deltab.htm   (504 words)

 Syncom Platinum 5.25 5-1/4 2S2D Double Sided Double Density Floppy Diskette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Syncom Platinum 5.25 5-1/4 2S2D Double Sided Double Density Floppy Diskette
Quality 2S2D 48TPI disks for 5.25 floppy disk drives that use 5-1/4 diskettes.
Syncom Part No. 15440 / 5-1/4 / 2S2D / 48-TPI
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 Space Frequency Listing, 1600-2200 MHz, Downlink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Frequencies currently known, or believed to be in use or potential use marked
Glonass L1 channels, lower limit, f = 1597.500 + (n - 1) * 0.5625 MHz, n=1..35
Glonass L1 channels, upper limit, f = 1597.500 + (n - 1) * 0.5625 MHz, n=1..35
www.svengrahn.pp.se /trackind/freqlist/SpaceFreq9.htm   (90 words)

April, 1955: - John Pierce of Bell Laboratories published a paper outlaying the technical requirements for a satellite communications system.
October 4, 1957: - Sputnik 1 - the first satellite launched by Russia.
February 1, 1958: - Explorer 1 - the first satellite from the USA
www.satnews.com /history.html   (756 words)

 Past Shuttle Flights
STS-94 Columbia (MSL-1 refli) Pad A Jul 1, 1997 (MSL-1 reflight)
STS-71 Atlantis (Sh-Mir 1) Pad A Jun 27, 1995 (Shuttle-Mir 1st docking)
STS-32 Columbia (Syncom,LDEF) Pad A Jan 9, 1990 (SYNCOM IV-F5, LDEF Retrieval)
www.seds.org /~spider/shuttle/past.html   (1481 words)

 February 14 Events in History
February 14, 1990 Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some
February 14, 1963 U.S. launches communications satellite Syncom 1
February 14, 1962 1st lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV February 14, 1961 Element 103, Lawrencium, 1st produced in Berkeley California
www.brainyhistory.com /days/february_14.html   (1661 words)

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