Monthly Archives: January 2020

Rochester’s Reconnaissance Satellite

Welcoming guests as they enter the Strasenburgh Planetarium lobby sits a Gambit, a reconnaissance satellite manufactured in Rochester during the Cold War.  In the early ‘60s, the U.S. government entrusted Eastman Kodak’s Research & Engineering unit, now owned by L3Harris Technologies, with the development of a satellite observation system to secure photos of Soviet military […]