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Was the Kettering Group's public discovery of Plesetsk the most significant piece of "space sleuthing"?

YES
9 (52.9%)
NO
8 (47.1%)

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Voting closed: 05/16/2016 07:03 PM


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POLL Public discovery of Plesetsk
« on: 04/16/2016 07:03 PM »
My personal view is "yes".

If you disagree please indicate what you think is the most important piece of space sleuthing.
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Re: POLL Public discovery of Plesetsk
« Reply #1 on: 04/16/2016 07:31 PM »
What are some other examples of "space sleuthing"?
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Re: POLL Public discovery of Plesetsk
« Reply #2 on: 04/16/2016 07:45 PM »
What are some other examples of "space sleuthing"?

Mystery cosmonauts, accurate reconstruction of launch vehicles unknown at the time, deduction of spacecraft missions.   Basically the analysis of the Soviet and Chinese space programmes, maybe also analysis of US military programmes.
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Re: POLL Public discovery of Plesetsk
« Reply #4 on: 04/16/2016 08:45 PM »
There are a couple, but NSA had TV signal from Vostok-1 before he even completed his flight.
Also early Jordell bank ( and STONEHOUSE and others ) tracking of Soviet spacecraft and even collaboration from Moscow in telegramming the signal timings .. thats not exactly sleuthing tho.

And then there is Clyde Tombaugh who IMO qualifies as the first space sleuth in history.
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