Tag Archives: cold war

The scientific tourist #370 — SOLRAD / GRAB

For your perusal today, it’s a backup SOLRAD / GRAB satellite, on display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum on the mall in Washington, D.C… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #366 — Corona

Some ages ago, I posted a photo showing a diagram of a Corona satellite — the world’s first photo-reconnaissance system. This time, you get some actual photos. Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #365 — TKS manned spacecraft

On display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., it’s a TKS manned spacecraft… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #363 — Corporal missile

Here, you see a Corporal missile, on display at the Smithsonian museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #351 — MGM-1 Matador missile

On display at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it’s a Matador cruise missile… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #342 — Chinese MiG-15

A beautiful example of the type, on display at Seattle’s Museum of Flight… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #339 — Apollo Soyuz

On display at the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas — it’s a snapshot of a breather in the cold war… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #334 — the SM-64 Navaho Cruise Missile

Standing guard outside the entrance gate to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, it’s a Navaho cruise missile… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #332 — the Jupiter IRBM

On display at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History (in Albuquerque, New Mexico), it’s a Jupiter IRBM… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #323 — Honest John

On display here (seen at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an Honest John missile — a.k.a. an M31… Continue reading

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