First habitat to head of state communication

Last updated: September 29, 2017 at 0:54 am

1972 – Dr. Joseph MacInnis rang Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau from a depth of 11 m (35 ft) in the Sub-Igloo habitat. The communication between Resolute Bay in the Northwest Territories (Nunavut since 1999) and the Canadian capital of Ottawa was bridged by the Canadian Anik I satellite.

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