Posts Tagged: Satellites

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated the

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated the

Chris Rowe talks about Goonhilly’s telecommunications heritage

Chris Rowe is a former employee of BT, who started work at Goonhilly at an Apprentice with the Post Office in 1975, enjoying a long and engaging career until his early retirement in 2007. Chris will be making an exciting

Chris Rowe talks about Goonhilly’s telecommunications heritage

Chris Rowe is a former employee of BT, who started work at Goonhilly at an Apprentice with the Post Office in 1975, enjoying a long and engaging career until his early retirement in 2007. Chris will be making an exciting

The Village Green Society Lectures: Henrietta Boex, Falmouth Art Gallery

Image: John Tunnard, ”The Messenger (1969) Oil, tempera, sand & pencil on gesso-prepared board, 119.4 x 182.9 cm © the copyright holder photo credit: The Ingram Collection of Modern and Contemporary British Art John Tunnard (1900-1971) described himself in later

The Village Green Society Lectures: Henrietta Boex, Falmouth Art Gallery

Image: John Tunnard, ”The Messenger (1969) Oil, tempera, sand & pencil on gesso-prepared board, 119.4 x 182.9 cm © the copyright holder photo credit: The Ingram Collection of Modern and Contemporary British Art John Tunnard (1900-1971) described himself in later

GPO Film Unit: ‘Spacetalk’ c. 1979

Fascinating and informative film about satellite communication from the GPO Film Unit via Ephemeral Film (thanks for sharing). Goonhilly Earth Station features prominently. Be amazed at both spectacular engineering innovation and gratuitous use of half dressed ladies using the telephone.

GPO Film Unit: ‘Spacetalk’ c. 1979

Fascinating and informative film about satellite communication from the GPO Film Unit via Ephemeral Film (thanks for sharing). Goonhilly Earth Station features prominently. Be amazed at both spectacular engineering innovation and gratuitous use of half dressed ladies using the telephone.