TITLE

Blasting off to the future

AUTHOR(S)
Boroughs, Don L.
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/4/94, Vol. 116 Issue 13, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on plans by Teledesic to launch 840 communications satellites into a low orbit above the Earth by 2001. Financial backing of Bill Gates and Craig McCaw; Aim to spread the information superhighway to the remotest corners of the globe; What the Teledesic system will have the capacity to handle; Experts who deem the project too bold.
ACCESSION #
9403297601

 

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