Telescope Brooch - exclusive range created for Jodrell Bank by I am acrylic
The Lovell Telescope first started operating in 1957, when it tracked the carrier rocket for Sputnik 1, the first satellite ever launched into space.Throughout the 1950s and 60s it continued to track Russian and American spacecraft and was even on standby as the early warning for nuclear attack during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
This little Lovell Telescope brooch is hand-cut from two pieces of 3mm thick shiny white acrylic.
Dimensions: approx 4cm high. back: silver coloured safety catch brooch pin.