On this day: July 10

POSTED: 08:02 AM PDT Jul 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 09, 2014 

The United States takes possession of the Sunshine State, Howard Hughes flies around the world, a new milestone is reached in space and a "classic" soft drink returns, all on this day.

OTD July 10 - Telstar
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1962: Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, is launched into orbit. It successfully relayed through space the first television pictures, telephone calls and fax images, and provided the first live transatlantic television feed.

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