National Reconnaissance Office


Subject:
Astronomy , National Security , Intelligence Service , Satellites

Description:
Official website for this U.S. federal government office that "builds and operates the nation's reconnaissance satellites ... [for] customers like the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Department of Defense (DoD)." Features background about the agency, the Corona photo reconnaissance satellite system (in operation from 1960 to 1972), and recent operations. Also includes a link to a website for children.

Publisher:
National Reconnaissance Office

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nro.gov/


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