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Eye in the Sky

The Story of the CORONA Spy Satellites

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Paperback published by Smithsonian Books (Smithsonian)

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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.
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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
Paperback (320 pages)
Published: August 17, 1999
Publisher: Smithsonian
Imprint: Smithsonian Books
ISBN: 9781560987734
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