What the future holds

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


During the Cold War, the main role of spy satellites was strategic—to monitor what the other superpower, and China, were doing as concerns long-range missiles and nuclear weapons. Once the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and the Cold War slipped into history the priority for these satellites gradually changed—from strategic to tactical.


Main Role Nuclear Weapon Aerospace Technology 
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