RECONNAISSANCE

Satellites

Articles

To 1989

 

Included here:

1. 1960s

2. 1970s

3. 1980s

 

1. 1960s

Clark, Evert. "Satellite Spying Cited by [President] Johnson." New York Times, 17 Mar. 1967, 13.

This is an early report acknowledging U.S. use of monitoring satellites.

Corddry, Charles. "Piggy-Back Satellites Hailed As Big Space Gain for U.S." Washington Post, 23 Jun. 1960. [Bamford2]

Data: Magazine of Military RDT&E Management. Editors.

1. "Reconnaissance and Surveillance." 11, no. 4 (1967): 6-10. [Petersen]

2. "Reconnaissance and Surveillance." 12 (Apr. 1967): 11-63. [Petersen]

Falk, Richard A. "Space Espionage and the World Order: A Consideration of the Samos-Midas Program." In Essays on Espionage and International Law, ed. R.J. Stanger, 45- 82. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1962. [Petersen]

Finney, John W. "Copter Recovers Capsule Ejected by U.S. Satellite." New York Times, 12 Aug. 1960, A1.

Klass, Philip J. "Military Satellites Gain Valuable Data." Aviation Week & Space Technology, 15 Sep. 1969, 55-61.

2. 1970s

Beecher, William. "Spy Satellites Will Monitor Pacts." Sea Power 15 (Jul.-Aug. 1972): 20-24. [Petersen ]

Greer, Kenneth E. "CORONA: The First Photographic Reconnaissance Satellite." Studies in Intelligence Supplement 17 (Spring 1973): 1-37.

  

3. 1980s

Aviation Week & Space Technology. Editors. "Space Reconnaissance Dwindles." 6 Oct. 1980, 18-20. [Petersen]

Bamford, James. "America's Supersecret Eyes in Space." New York Times Magazine, 13 Jan. 1985, 39 ff. [Petersen]

Bennett, Ralph K. "U.S. Eyes Over Russia: How Much Can We See?" Reader's Digest, Oct. 1985, 142-147. [Petersen]

Brugioni, Dino. "Aerial Photography: Reading the Past, Revealing the Future." Smithsonian 14, no. 12 (Dec. 1984): 150-161.

Bulloch, Chris. "View from the Top -- Intelligence Gathering from Aircraft and Spacecraft." Interavia 39 (Jan. 1984): 543-548. [Petersen]

Covault, Craig.

1. "Atlantis Radar Satellite Payload Opens New Reconnaissance Era." Aviation Week & Space Technology, 12 Dec. 1988, 26-28.

2. "Military Space Capabilities Expanding, but Excess Secrecy Limits Progress." Aviation Week & Space Technology, 17 Apr. 1989, 18- 19.

3. "USAF, NASA Discuss Shuttle Use for Satellite Maintenance." Aviation Week & Space Technology, 17 Dec. 1984, 14-16.

Cushman, Jack. "Space Shuttle Explosion Throws Military Programs into Disarray." Defense Week, 3 Feb. 1986, 2-4. [Petersen]

Krepon, Michael. "Spying from Space." Foreign Policy 75 (Summer 1989): 92-108.

Richelson, Jeffrey T. "The Keyhole Satellite Program." Journal of Strategic Studies 7, no. 2 (1984): 121-153.

Zimmerman, Peter D. "From the SPOT Files: Evidence of Spying." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 45 (Sep. 1989): 24-25.

On the SPOT commercial satellite.

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