Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is a large telecommunications site located on Goonhilly Downs near Helston on the Lizard peninsula in Cornwall, England, UK. Owned by BT Group plc, it was at one time the largest satellite earth station in the world, with more than 25 communications dishes in use and over 60 in total. The site also links into undersea cable lines. (From Wikipedia)
This is the site’s first dish, built in 1962 to link with Telstar. It has been dubbed ‘Arthur’.
The koru (Māori for “bight” or “loop”) is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace. It is an integral symbol inMāori art, carving and tattoos. The circular shape of the koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point of origin.
Four legs good, two legs bad. So true. I don’t like people most of the time. Everyone should read Animal Farm.