Eye in the Sky: The Story of the Corona Spy Satellites / Edition 1

Eye in the Sky: The Story of the Corona Spy Satellites / Edition 1

by Dwayne A. Day
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1560987731

ISBN-13: 9781560987734

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press

Presenting the full story of the CORONA spy satellites' origins, Eye in the Sky explores the Cold War technology and far-reaching effects of the satellites on foreign policy and national security. Arguing that satellite reconnaissance was key to shaping the course of the Cold War, the book documents breakthroughs in intelligence gathering and achievements in

Overview

Presenting the full story of the CORONA spy satellites' origins, Eye in the Sky explores the Cold War technology and far-reaching effects of the satellites on foreign policy and national security. Arguing that satellite reconnaissance was key to shaping the course of the Cold War, the book documents breakthroughs in intelligence gathering and achievements in space technology that rival the landing on the moon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560987734
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
History of Aviation Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents


By Dwayne A. Day, John M. Logsdon, Brian Latell

Part 1: The CORONA Story By Ernest R. May By Albert D. Wheelon By Dwayne A. Day By R. Cargill Hall By Dwayne A. Day By Gerald Haines By Peter A. Gorin

Part 2: Voices of the CORONA Pioneers By Jonathan McDowell

Notes
Contributors
Index

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