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Author Pressel, Philip, 1937-

Title Meeting the challenge : the Hexagon KH-9 reconnaissance satellite / Phil Pressel, Ned Allen, editor-in-chief, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland.

Publication Info. Reston, VA : Published by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - New Materials  358.88 PRESSEL    Check Shelf
Description xxvii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Library of flight
Library of flight.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This is the declassified story of the design, development, production, and operation of the Hexagon KH-9 reconnaissance satellite, which provided invaluable photographic intelligence to the U.S. government, and stands as one of the most complicated systems ever put into space."--Back cover.
Subject Space surveillance -- United States -- History.
Artificial satellites, American -- History.
Astronautics, Military -- United States -- History.
Military surveillance -- United States -- History.
Artificial satellites, American. (OCoLC)fst00817471
Astronautics, Military. (OCoLC)fst00819604
Military surveillance. (OCoLC)fst01021508
Space surveillance. (OCoLC)fst01127934
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Allen, Ned.
Added Title Hexagon KH-9 reconnaissance satellite
ISBN 9781624102035 (hardback)
1624102034 (hardback)
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