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An exploration of the visual, political and scientific development of satellite communications from the first message bounced off a balloon to the current communication industry. The first message sent to the other side of the world was developed during the 1950s and Eisenhower administration made this balloon satellite technology internationally available as a gesture towards world peace. As the military uses began to dominate the industry, it has evolved into a highly secretive, complex system. THE BIG BOUNCE: SATELLITE DREAMS was created for "Past, Future, Now!" and exhibition curated by Ashley Lauren Saks.

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