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The Rise and Fall of COMSAT

Technology, Business, and Government in Satellite Communications

Authors: Whalen, D.

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After pioneering this technology and growing the market, COMSAT fell prey to changes in government policy and to its own lack of entrepreneurial talent. The author explores the factors which contributed to this rise and fall of COMSAT.

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David J. Whalen gained BA and MS degrees in Astronomy at Boston University and University of Massachusetts, USA, respectively, spent five years in the US Navy (A6A Intruder), and began a 30-year career as a communications satellite engineer. Since 2007, he has been teaching in the Department of Space Studies at the University of North Dakota, USA, where he was Chair of the Department of Space Studies from 2007 to 2010.

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eBook $89.00
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Softcover $115.00
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Rise and Fall of COMSAT
Book Subtitle
Technology, Business, and Government in Satellite Communications
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39693-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137396938
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39691-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48473-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 278
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