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.

"National Security Space" Objects (1 to 2 of 2)

  • 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, 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