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Eye in the Sky: The Story of the CORONA Spy Satellites (Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight)

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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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Reprint of the 1998 edition which is well reviewed in Kirkus (3/1/98).
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Presenting the full story of the Corona spy satellite program, Eye in the Sky documents not only one of the most important breakthroughs in twentieth-century intelligence gathering but also an achievement in space technology that rivals the landing on the moon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560987734
Editor:
Day, Dwayne A.
Editor:
Logsdon, John M.
Editor:
Day, Dwayne A.
Editor:
Logsdon, John M.
Editor:
Latell, Brian
Author:
Day, Da
Author:
Day, Dwayne
Author:
DAY DA
Editor:
Latell, Brian
Publisher:
Smithsonian Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military - Intelligence/Espionage
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Military-Espionage
Subject:
Military-General History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
63 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.97 x 6 x 0.69 in 1 lb

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