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20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 1 - Gambit Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1963-1984
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the Gambit photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1963 and 1984. The previously classified documents in this collection, converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, were released by the NRO in September 2011 as part of its 50th anniversary.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 2 - Hexagon Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1971-1986
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,880. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the Hexagon photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1971 and 1986.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 3 - SAMOS Electro-optical Readout Satellite and the Lunar Orbiter Mapping Camera
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the SAMOS satellite camera system and the incredible story of NASA's use of the camera in its highly successful Lunar Orbiter moon mapping program.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 4 - NRO Histories, Strategic Vision and Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,300. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the history of the NRO as an organization, along with documents outlining its strategic vision and plans.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 6 - CORONA, America's First Satellite Program - CIA and NRO Histories of Pioneering Spy Satellites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,200. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the historic CORONA spy satellite program, called America's first satellite program. Histories from the NRO and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) cover all aspects of CORONA.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 7 - ELINT Grab and Poppy, Missile Warning MIDAS, Polar Orbiting Meteorological Satellites
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers three aspects of military satellite programs: the Grab and Poppy ELINT satellites used for electronic intelligence; the MIDAS missile defense space-based infrared early warning satellites, and a history of the military polar orbiting meteorological satellite program.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 9 - National Reconnaissance Commentaries and Reviews
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume reproduces interesting reviews and commentaries from National Reconnaissance, Journal of the Discipline and Practice, and Space Sentinel Select.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 8 - History Volumes: Management of the Program 1960-1965, Corona and Predecessor Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers two volumes in the History of Satellite Reconnaissance series by Robert L. Perry. Volume V deals with the management of the national reconnaissance program from 1960 to 1965; Volume 1 deals with Corona and predecessor reconnaissance satellite activities.
Spyplanes and National Reconnaissance in the 20th Century: The Amazing Story of the U-2 Program, A-12 Oxcart, Francis Gary Powers Incident, Cuba Missile Crisis, Aquatone and Genetrix Projects
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This CIA History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from 1954 to 1974 developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A-12 OXCART. It describes not only the program's technological and bureaucratic aspects, but also its political and international context.
Intelligence dictionary
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
In this dictionary, we have tried to analyze secret service modus operandi (which historically spans both the Cold War period and present times) in terms of political realism, revealing a reality that is both complex and cynical, given that it is inspired by reasons of state. A multicolored picture has come to life in which reality and illusion, truth and lie often merge until overlapping.