Spies in the Sky: Surveillance Satellites in War and Peace

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In ' Spies in the Sky' Patrick Norris responds to the occasion of the 50 th Anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age - the launch of Sputnik 1 - with a review of the most important historical applications of space science for the benefit of the human race during that half century, focusing particularly on the prevention of nuclear war. The author addresses the oft quoted conclusion that the Moon landings and the 'race to the Moon' between the two superpowers were a side effect of the Cold War, by describing what he ...

Spies in the Sky: Surveillance Satellites in War and Peace 2007, Praxis Publications Inc, Berlin, Germany

ISBN-13: 9780387716725

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