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Fifty-three years ago this month, the USAF/RCA Project SCORE spacecraft became the world’s first communications satellite.  Within 24 hours of being orbited by an Atlas B intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the SCORE (Signal Communications Orbit Relay Equipment) payload broadcast a Christmas message to the world recorded by U. S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  The president’s message was the first time a human voice was heard from space.

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James G. Foradas January 7, 2014

An Air Force historian informed me my Dad was part of this project team. Where can I get a detailed history? So that I can ask Dad about it. Find me on Facebook.

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