National Security Space

During the Cold Wars, the United States and USSR looked toward space for ways to spy on one another for the purposes of maintaining National Security and technological superiority. This group of objects represent some of the early advances in space-based reconnaissance during the Space Race.

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  • Core, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: General Electric Co.
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Shell, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: General Electric Co.
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Recorder, Tape Recorder, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Ampex
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Dye Marker, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Transponder, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Ordco Division, Bermite
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Junction Box, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Instrument, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Camera, Rocket-Borne
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: General Electric, Missile & Space Division
    Credit Line: Gift of the Missile and Space Division of the General Electric Company.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Sensor, Infrared, Series I, Missile Defense Alarm System
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Aerojet Electrosystems Inc.
    Credit Line: Gift of Aerojet Electrosystems Inc.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Camera, Corona, KH-4B
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: ITEK Corporation
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Reconnaissance Office.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Reentry Capsule, Film Return, Corona
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: General Electric Co.
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Reconnaissance Office.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Reentry Capsule, Film Return, Corona
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: General Electric Company
    Credit Line: Transferred from the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads