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8X Enhanced Imaging System

Sources and Resources

  • Spysats: Going Higher?, thomasona@netcom.com (Allen Thomson), 1995/05/09.
  • 8X: The monster that ate the budget (Allen Thomson) 1995/10/07
  • House, Senate Debate Small Spysats, thomasona@netcom.com (Allen Thomson), 1995/11/15.
  • Former D/NRO on Satellite Vulnerability, thomasona@netcom.com (Allen Thomson), 1995/11/29
  • Small Spysat Study to be Formed, thomasona@netcom.com (Allen Thomson),1995/12/31.
  • U.S. Builder of Battlestar Galacticas, thomasona@netcom.com (Allen Thomson),1996/03/20.
  • NRO's Smallsat Flip, thomasona@netcom.com (Allen Thomson), 1996/12/08.
  • 8X lives on as the Enhanced Imaging System (Allen Thomson) 1998/05/08 -- It would appear as if "Enhanced Imaging System" is the current unclassified name of the augmented CRYSTAL spysat previously known as "8X."



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