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Satellite tracker
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated August 26, 1959 reads, "Satellite tracker - Operator demonstrates infra-red sky scanner so sensitive it can detect lighted cigarette at 200 miles. Developed at San Fernando International Telephone and Telegraph Laboratories, highly portable instrument will be used to track satellites by their infra-red emissions."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation--Technological innovations
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation--Employees
Men--California--San Fernando
Artificial satellites--California--San Fernando--Tracking
Laboratories--California--San Fernando
Infrared detectors--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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