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Syncom 2


Designation 00634 / 63031A
Launch date 26 Jul 1963
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 35797/35785 km, 33° inclined, above Brazil
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #20
Launch site Cape Canaveral

On 31 Oct 1963 the president of the radiocommunications conference in Geneva, Mr Gunnar Pedersen, inaugurated a telephone link to UN's center in New York by Syncom 2.

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