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RAND's Role in the CORONA Program

Remarks on the 35th Anniversary of the First Successful Mission

Published 1998

by Michael D. Rich

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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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