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Artist's impression of the Intelsat-V communicat- ions satellite in orbit around the Earth. The structure of the satellite is a box upon which is mounted a complex antenna tower, with some small dishes visible. The pair of "wings" consist of arrays of solar cells which provide the satellite's power. The Intelsat series of communications satellites, operated by the international COMSAT organisation, transmits television signals & telephone conversations.
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