Albert Wheelon Dies, Led Development Of First Recce Satellite for CIA

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Obituary: Albert D. “Bud” Wheelon, who led the development of the first reconnaissance satellite for the CIA and helped lead Hughes Aircraft to dominance as a manufacturer of satellites, died in Montecito, Calif., reportedly of a form of cancer. He was 84. Wheelon also was a member of the...

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