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America's Space Sentinels: DSP Satellites and National Security [Jeffrey T. Richelson, 1999] (hardcover)
978-0700610969
Jeffrey T. Richelson
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329 pgs, 1999, University Press of Kansas
ISBN 978-0700610969

America's first line of outer space defense has been a network of secret satellites. This is the first comprehensive history of this space program.

Richelson provides a wealth of information from declassified sources on the use of Defense Support Program (DSP) operations. A fitting addition to the history of our satellite system.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Bad News Travels Fast
  2. MIDAS
  3. Vindication
  4. Nurrungar and Buckley
  5. DSP's First Decade
  6. Surviving World War III
  7. Slow Walkers, Fast Walkers, and Joggers
  8. Evolutionary Developments and Suicidal Lasers
  9. Australia, Germany, and New Mexico
  10. Desert Storm
  11. False Starts
  12. The Unwanted Option
  13. High Now, Low Later
  14. Future Missions
  • Appendices
    A. Space-Based Infrared Detection of Missiles
    B. Chronology
    C. Satellite Launch Listing
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