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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  • Model, Wind Tunnel, X-20 Dyna-Soar
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Boeing Aerospace Company
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force Museum.
    Type: MODELS-Wind Tunnel
  • Model, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, 1:30
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts
  • Model, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, 1:48
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas
    Credit Line: Gift of Howard DeVorkin
    Type: MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts
  • Model, Dynasoar X-20
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Boeing Aerospace
    Credit Line: Gift of the Boeing Aerospace Company.
    Type: MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts
  • Model, Corona Film Return System
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: General Electric Co.
    Credit Line: Gift of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office.
    Type: MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts
  • Model, Rocket, Agena
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Unknown
    Credit Line: Gift of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office.
    Type: MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
  • Model, Rocket, Thor Agena D, Thrust-Augmented
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Reconnaissance Office
    Type: MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
  • Model, Manned Orbiting Laboratory
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Unknown
    Credit Line: Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.
    Type: MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts
  • Model, Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, 1:2 Scale
    Country of Origin: United States
    Manufacturer: Hughes Missile Systems
    Credit Line: Gift of Raytheon Company
    Type: MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts