The following material has been extracted from "The Advanced Communications Technology Satellite" book by Richard Gedney, Ron Schertler and Frank Gargione.
Gedney, Richard; Schertler, Ron; and Gargione, Frank
"Historical Development: ACTS Program Formulation,"
Online Journal of Space Communication: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: https://ohioopen.library.ohio.edu/spacejournal/vol1/iss2/4
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