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IBM AN/FSQ-7 in Capricorn One (1977)

FSQ-7 power panels appear in mission control, one being used to control radio communications with Capricorn One.

Importance: **
Fearing the astronauts might give the game away, an official's hand lingers over one of the FSQ-7's buttons, ready to interrupt the signal.

Realism: *
Visibility: ***




Year of feature (shown above)


An essential part of the plot is a technician discovering from his panel that the signals coming from the astronauts could not come from more than 300 Miles from Mission Control.
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