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  • September 17, 2015 - Blast From the Past: The Last Bucket Catch
    Ms. Betty Sapp, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office, addressed the Falling Star Reunion on Sept. 17, 2015, in celebration of the 55th anniversary of the first successful satellite film capsule recovery. The reunion brings together former Star Catchers from the 6594th Test Group and 6593rd Test Squadron who for 27 years retrieved film capsules in support of the Corona and follow-on satellite programs.

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