Historic News Releases - Motorola Solutions USA

Historic News Releases

History News Releases


From providing the receiver for the Lunar Rover in 1971 to demonstrating early prototypes of the portable cellular telephone, Motorola is a technology pioneer. Learn more about some of the company's most notable achievements in the classic press releases below:
A Few Historic News Releases
April 10, 1969

Motorola plays key role in the Apollo space program.

June 26, 1969

Moon-to-Earth communications only requires power of refrigerator light bulb.

July 15, 1969

Motorola communications equipment used in the Apollo/Saturn rocket moon landing mission.

August 4, 1971

Pioneer of Earth car radio provides receiver for lunar rover.

April 3, 1973

Motorola demonstrates portable telephone to be available for public use by 1976.

September 10, 1984

An overview of the cellular telephone concept.

August 13, 1991

Motorola introduces ASTRO digital technology.