Spies in the Sky: Surveillance Satellites in War and Peace (Springer Praxis Books)

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In this book, Patrick Norris responds to the 50th Anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age – the launch of Sputnik 1 – with a review of the most important historical applications of space science for the benefit of the human race during that half century, focusing on the prevention of nuclear war. In developing this story Norris illuminates a little-known aspect of the Space Age, namely the military dimension.

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"The author’s aim, in this book, is to persuade readers that ‘the most crucial role’ played by satellites ... . The book is illustrated with 50 black-and-white photos and has a reference section ... . In one neat and readable package, this book brings together the myths and rumours, facts and factoids, of which most of us have ... recollection, and places them in an historical setting. In the final analysis, the author’s take on the ‘crucial role’ of spy satellites is compelling ... ." (Satellite Evolution Group, October, 2008)

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