When the first Spy satellites were put into orbit they were a long way from the type of reconnaissance satellites and even Google Earth that we are used to now and you won’t believe what they did to get the images back to Earth. This is the story of project Corona and how it changed the way we look at the world.
Craig Fleming, Florian Hesse, Muhammad Tauha Ali,
Also : Alan Johns
Jorn Magnus Karlsen
Mitchel J. Mullin II
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Presented by Paul Shillito
Written and Researched by Paul Shillito
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USAF, NRO, CIA, IWM