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Gallery: Declassified US Spy Satellite Photos & Designs

Wraps Come Off Cold War SpySat Program

Thor booster sits at Vandenberg Air Force Base launch site, topped by POPPY spysat. Photo Courtesy: NRO

Presentation of a Painting of the Hexagon Satellite

U.S. Air Force

Force Director Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jack Hudson (right) presented National Reconnaissance Office Director and Air Force Gen. (Ret.) Bruce Carlson (left) with a painting of the Hexagon satellite by nationally recognized artist and Dayton, Ohio resident, Dr. Richard Black.

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