Soviet rocket factory, Corona image

Soviet rocket factory, Corona image

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Credit: NATIONAL RECONNAISSANCE OFFICE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Soviet rocket factory. Corona satellite image of a solid rocket motor production plant near Biysk, in the USSR. Corona was America's first satellite program. It launched 144 photoreconnaissance satellites to collect intelligence on the USSR and their allies between 1960 and 1972. Capsules containing film were ejected from the satellite and sent back to earth for collection. Image obtained on the 14th September 1971.

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Keywords: 14 september 1971, 1900s, 1970s, 20th century, american, biysk, black-and-white, cold war, corona, corona series, discoverer, espionage, factory, film, historical, history, intelligence, key hole, keyhole, military, monochrome, photoreconnaissance, plesetsk cosmodrome, reconnaissance, russia, satellite, satellite program, solid rocket motor production plant, soviet, spy satellite, surveillance, us, ussr

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