RAND's Role in the Evolution of Balloon and Satellite Observation Systems and Related U.S. Space Technology
Jan 1, 1988
Remarks on the 35th Anniversary of the First Successful Mission
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RAND played a central role in the early days of America's space reconnaissance program. This paper contains remarks made at an August 18, 1995 ceremony commemorating the 35th anniversary of the first successful film recovery from the CORONA satellite, the United State's first space reconnaissance system.
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