Display Status:

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 Dolan Airfield, USSR (now Kazakhstan) taken c.1968. Visible in the photograph are two squadrons of Tupolev Tu-16 "Badger" bombers. 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
  • Reconnaissance
  • Space surveillance
  • Aerial photography

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1968

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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