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1st successful weather satellite is put in orbit....
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April 2, 1960
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1960
* TIROS-1 Launching and orbit
* Very first successful weather satellite
* Television Infrared Observation Satellite
The top of the front page has a five column headline: "U.S. ORBITS WEATHER SATELLITE; IT TELEVISES EARTH AND CLOUDS; NEW ERA IN METEOROLOGY SEEN" with subheads and a few related photos. (see) This was the very 1st successful weather satellite put in orbit. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Forty pages, a little wear and foxing along the central fold and right margin with archival mend on page 2, otherwise good.
Category: The 20th Century