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Click for an official statement on the NRO's mission and functions. NRO's Web site is located at: See especially the Corona subsite, which includes an imagery library of materials from the Corona missions (August 1960-May 1972). A compilation of documents, "The NRO Declassified: National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 35," prepared with an introduction by Jeffrey T. Richelson, is available at:

According to Steven Aftergood, Secrecy News 30, 11 Apr. 2002, the Center for the Study of National Reconnaissance (CSNR), a component of the NRO Office of Policy, is publishing an unclassified newsletter, the "CSNR Bulletin." The first issue of the Bulletin (Winter-Spring 2001) is available at: The first unclassified issue of National Reconnaissance: Journal of the Discipline and Practice (2005) is available at

Overviews 1960-1994
1995-1996 1997-1999
2000-2002 Kohler-Fitzgerald Debate
2003-2009 2010-2011

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