Low-level aerial photos confirmed that Soviet nuclear missiles were in Cuba in 1962.
- By Roger Mola
- AirSpaceMag.com, September 18, 2012
National Archives, Courtesy Michael Dobbs
During the Cuban crisis, an RF-8A Crusader flies “Blue Moon Mission 5010,” a classified reconnaissance flight to confirm the presence of missiles. The photo is part of a film reel captured by the second Crusader pilot in the formation.