Monday, March 22, 2010

U-2 Spy Plane Enjoying Revival

The U-2 spy plane figured prominently in information-gathering during the Cold War. You might remember the U-2 spy plane incident with Gary Powers' being shot down and captured live in 1960, much to the delight to Nikita Krushchev. But now, 50 years later, the U-2 isn't ready for mothballs quite yet. In today's New York Times, a fascinating slide show and story about how the U-2 continues to stand the test of time.


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~~anna~~ said...

I read about the train bombings in Russia. Not sure where you are located in relation to these incidents. Praying for your safety.