This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
KH-4 CORONA reconnaissance satellite photograph of the Lop Nur Nuclear Test Base in Xinjiang, China. The photograph was made on October 20, 1964, four days after China conducted its first nuclear test. Poster made for a 1995 National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) conference or press event commemorating the thirty-fifth anniversary of the first successful CORONA mission.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Cold War, 1945-1989
- Space surveillance
- Aerial photography