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Le Radôme

General Information

Beginning of works: 1961
Completion: 1962
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Dome
Function / usage: current use:
Museum building

Location

Location: , , ,
Next to: Musée de la Cité des Télécoms (1991)
Coordinates: 48° 47' 9.14" N    3° 31' 25.68" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

diameter 64 m
height 49 m
diameter at base 54 m
weight of skin 30 t
Surface area of skin 9 500 m²

Materials

skin rubber strengthened with Dacron fibers

Chronology

October 1961

Construction begins.

11 July 1962

First France-USA satellite link.

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Participants

Owner
Design
Architecture
(role unknown)

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20009279
  • Date created
    14/05/2003
  • Last Update
    27/08/2015