to The COMSAT Legacy Project.
The COMSAT Legacy
is a COMARA organization formed for the single purpose of
preserving the history and accomplishments of the COMSAT corporation for
The COMSAT Legacy Project was operated by Edward J. Martin, President, William Coulter,
Counsel with a number of volunteers who donate their services. It was funded by
contributions from COMSAT veterans and guided by a Board of Directors chaired by
Joseph V. Charyk. In addition to Martin and Coulter, the other directors
were David Acheson, Lucius D. Battle, Jerome W. Breslow, John V. Evans, John
A. Johnson, Sidney Metzger and Carl J. Reber. See
COMSAT Legacy Project.
The former COMSAT Legacy Foundation has transferred many COMSAT materials
formerly in the possession of Lockheed Martin and others. Such materials
are now stored at the headquarters of IOT Systems LLC in the former COMSAT
Laboratories building at 22300 COMSAT Drive, Clarksburg, Maryland 20871.
Steve Teller, President of IOT Systems, serves as Custodian of the COMSAT
Archives on behalf of the
To the extent practicable, arrangements have made for placement of COMSAT
publications such as COMSAT News, Pathways, COMSAT Magazine, Marifacts, COMSAT
Technical Review and Press releases into a controlled access library
by COMSAT vets and other interested parties, the archiving of records for
historical research, the placement of COMSAT artifacts at
at Johns Hopkins
University ( COMSAT Collection at Johns Hopkins
), and the creation of a web site and of discs to display COMSAT photos
and videos. Steve Teller operates the website on behalf of the COMSAT Legacy
Project of COMARA.
A fairly extensive effort has begun to digitize the COMSAT Legacy Archives in
Clarksburg. Fortunately, the
COMSAT Collection at Johns Hopkins
is working with us and providing material that we do not have to digitize.
COMSAT Technical Reviews: COMSAT Technical Review Page
COMSAT Magazine: COMSAT Magazine
COMSAT News & Pathways: COMSAT News
COMSAT TODAY: COMSAT TODAY, Oct
COMSAT Laboratories Annual Reports/Review:
COMSAT Labs Review
COMSAT Oral Histories: COMSAT Oral History
COMSAT at 10:
COMSAT at 15:
COMSAT at 15
COMSAT at 25:
COMSAT Videos: COMSAT Videos
Some of the Photos are available on the Gallery Page. Click on the Gallery
button on the top of this page to begin viewing the photos.
We have established a COMSAT Research Page is
intended to be used as a resource in
the process of writing a textbook on COMSAT and a series of articles on COMSAT
for SSPI. I am in the process of forming an editorial board and recruiting
authors. Each author ideally would write about what their area did in
COMSAT. Anyone who is interested in serving on the editorial board or who
would like to nominate someone else, please contact me.
The extensive effort of the COMSAT Legacy Foundation is greatly appreciated.
The ongoing support of the
is greatly appreciated.
All comments, suggestions and offers of assistance will be most welcome.
Please contact me.
Phone: (301) 892-6256
Phone: (301) 892-6256
Fax: (651) 691-2940