[FPSPACE] New SecDef on US Military/Intel Space
Mon, 22 Jan 2001 10:33:36 -0400
>Rumsfeld is under no illusions about the difficulties involved in
>intelligence reform. Here is a man who, at one point during his
>confirmation hearing, casually mentioned reading "Eye in the Sky," a book
>on the Corona spy satellite program, as he responded to a question about
>National Missile Defense.
>Corona, Rumsfeld noted, "failed 11, 12 or 13 times during the Eisenhower
>administration and the Kennedy administration. And they stuck with it, and
>it worked, and they ended up saving billions of dollars."
Those with a sharp eye will note that FPSpace contributor Dwayne Day
was one of the editors of "Eye in the Sky," the book on CORONA. You
know you've reached the top when you're being cited in Congressional