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Title A history of satellite reconnaissance : the Robert L. Perry histories / Edited by James D. Outzen.

Imprint Chantilly, VA : Center for the Study of National Reconnaissance ; Washington, D.C. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [2012]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Archives Fed Docs  D 1.2:H 62/20    ---  Available
Description 592 p. : ill., facsims. ; 28 cm.
Note "August 2012."
Shipping list no.: 2013-0058-P.
Contents Section 1. Management of the National Reconnaissance Program, 1960-1965 (Perry's Volume 5) -- Section 2. Samos (Perry's Volume 2A and 2B) -- Section 3. Corona (Perry's Volume 1) -- Section 4. Gambit and Hexagon (Perry's Volume 3A and 3B) -- Section 5. Quill (Perry's Quill history) -- Section 6. Reconnaissance satellites research and development: capabilities in readout, crisis resolution, and very high resolution (Perry's Volume 4) -- Appendices.
Summary This history provides valuable insight into the early management of the NRO and its subsequent development and operation of the film-return family of imaging reconnaissance satellites- insight that offers both lessons and inspiration for those of us who continue to work in the field of space reconnaissance. -- Excerpted from foreward.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Space surveillance -- United States -- History.
Astronautics, Military -- United States.
Artificial satellites, American -- History.
Added Author Outzen, James.
Perry, Robert L.
Center for the Study of National Reconnaissance (U.S.)
Note At head of title: Center for the Study of National Reconnaissance Classics
ISBN 9781937219116 (pbk.) : $117.00
1937219119
Gpo Item No. 0306
Sudoc No. D 1.2:H 62/20

 
    
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