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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  • Sensor, Infrared, Series III, Missile Defense Alarm System
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Aerojet Electrosystems Inc.
    Credit Line: Gift of Aerojet ElectroSystems
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Test Vehicles
  • 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
  • Battery, Reentry Capsule, Datasphere
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Electrical Power
  • 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
  • Biocapsule, Primate
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Credit Line: Transferred from U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles
  • Cradle, Primate
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Credit Line: Transferred by the Army Ballistic Missile Agency
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles
  • Biocapsule, Primate
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Credit Line: Transferred from the Army Ballistic Missle Agency
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles