Attractive model of a Telstar 4 communications satellite owned by AT&T Corporation and manufactured by Lockheed Martin, measuring approximately 47″ in length and 15″ in height, with a pair of large four-panel solar arrays, foldable receiver and transmitter antennae marked "AT&T" and "TELSTAR 4," and main satellite structure. The model is supported on a 6″ x 10″ .5″ plastic base. In fine condition, with trivial scuffs and wear. The Telstar 4 successfully launched into space on September 24, 1995, by means of an Ariane-42L vehicle from the Kourou Space Center, French Guiana. On September 19, 2003, the satellite stopped operating after a short circuit in the primary power bus.
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