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Clarke Suggests Geosynchronous Orbit

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'''This article is a stub. Please help expand the article by using the edit tab.''' [[Image:Arthur C. Clarke 1.jpg|thumb|center|Arthur C. Clarke. Courtesy: National Space Society]] Writer [[Arthur C. Clarke|Arthur C. Clarke]] first suggested the idea of [[Communications Satellites|communications satellites]] in geosynchronous in the October 1945 issue of ''Wireless World''. Clarke realized that a [[Radio|radio]] relay station in space could serve a huge area of the earth’s surface, like a radio tower thousands of miles high.  
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<p>'''This article is a stub. Please help expand the article by using the edit tab.''' [[Image:Arthur C. Clarke 1.jpg|thumb|center|Arthur C. Clarke. Courtesy: National Space Society]] Writer [[Arthur C. Clarke|Arthur C. Clarke]] first suggested the idea of [[Communications Satellites|communications satellites]] in geosynchronous orbit in the October 1945 issue of ''Wireless World''. Clarke realized that a [[Radio|radio]] relay station in space could serve a huge area of the earth’s surface, like a radio tower thousands of miles high. </p>
  
'''See also:''' [[Beginnings of radio astronomy|Beginnings of Radio Astronomy]]  
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<p>'''See also:''' [[Beginnings of radio astronomy|Beginnings of Radio Astronomy]] </p>
  
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Arthur C. Clarke. Courtesy: National Space Society
Arthur C. Clarke. Courtesy: National Space Society
Writer Arthur C. Clarke first suggested the idea of communications satellites in geosynchronous orbit in the October 1945 issue of Wireless World. Clarke realized that a radio relay station in space could serve a huge area of the earth’s surface, like a radio tower thousands of miles high.

See also: Beginnings of Radio Astronomy