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The Couchiching Conference on satellites

Amid feelings of apprehension and anticipation, Canadians looked skyward as scientists launched satellites into the solar system in the 1960s. The primitive satellite program has since evolved into a highly sophisticated network. Canadian scientists have actively taken the lead in this ever-growing industry, transforming our lives with improved telephone, radio, television, tele-medicine and Internet access.

Delegates at the Couchiching Conference imagine a brave new technoworld of possibilities thanks to satellites.

Medium: Radio
Program: Couchiching Conference
Broadcast Date: Aug. 3, 1967
Guest(s): James P. Gilmore
Host: Adrienne Clarkson
Duration: 3:31

Last updated: February 25, 2013

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