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Collection Brazil Maceio
Title COMSAT Equipment
Catalog Number 2015.128
Description Image #1 - EKG transmission took place between the famous hospital ship SS HOPE docked in Maceio, Brazil, and Washington, DC during the ship's 11th teaching-treatment mission in 1973. Transmission if medical information was facilitated by COMSAT's communication satellites.
Date 1973
Search Terms Brazil
Maceio
1973
SS HOPE
Caption EKG transmission from SS HOPE to Washington, DC via COMSAT.