Murray Hill, New Jersey: November 22, 1960.
15 pp. 4to. Stapled at upper left. Folding creases, corners creased. Item #317487
Inscribed at the head "To the Junior Philatelic Americans from John Pierce", with an ink doodle of a satellite dish beaming to a satellite and back to earth. Pierce made important contributions to the development of satellites including for Bell Telephone Labs. The present paper concerns Echo I, the first communications satellite NASA launched into space, in 1960.
Accompanied by a TLS of Pierce, presenting the paper to Peter Eistner, the president of Junior Philatelic Americans.
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